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Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative. Both you and your students can enjoy looking at the colorful pictures, detailed maps, and lists of facts about such famous explorers as Ferdinand Magellan.
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 53 Downloads
Space Science:Wherever You Go, There You Are
Students explore navigation principles by observing, measuring, and interpreting data to determine locations. Using a compass, compass rose, and a transit, they plot courses and discover the workings of the Global Positioning System (GPS).
4th - 8th Math 4 Views 6 Downloads
You Are Here
Learners simulate a course with and without a guide as if they were an airplane with and without air traffic control. They read and discuss the article "For Airlines, Hands-On Air Traffic Control". They discuss challenges that air traffic controllers and pilots face.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
GPS Scavenger Hunt
Students go on a GPS scavenger hunt. They use GPS receivers to find designated waypoints and report back on what they found. They compute distances between waypoints based on the latitude and longitude, and compare with the distance the receiver finds.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads
ESOL Transportation and Travel
Students copy and practice familiar transportation vocabulary words. They write senteces using contractions for simple directions. They listen to a traffic hews report and summarize the report in their own words. They compare and contrast traffice signs in their native country with the U.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Where is Your Teacher?
Middle schoolers take bearing with a compass. Students complete an individual handout by choosing any object in the classroom and write bearing directions for the object. They trade papers and try to locate each other's object.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students find the center, foci, vertices, and asymptotes of hyperbolas. They graph hyperbolas and determine the equation of a hyperbola with a horizontal transverse axis. They derive general coordinates for the foci of a hyperbola with a horizontal transverse axis.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads