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61 resources with the concept map scales

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Adventure Engineering Challenge: Asteroid Impact

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Oh, no! An asteroid is on a collision course with Earth!. The challenge, should your students choose to accept it, is to design underground survival caverns to shelter people for one year. Over the course of eight lessons, engineering...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are...
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Map Skills 101

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have you ever heard the mnemonic memory trick, Never Eat Soggy Waffles? Often, teachers find this helpful when teaching their students the four cardinal directions (North, East, South, and West). This is the first thing you need to know...
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Scaling it Down: Caves Have Maps, Too

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Measurement and map skills are the focus of this lesson plan, where students crawl through a "cave" made out of boxes, desks and chairs, observing the dimensions.  Your young geographers measure various aspects of the cave and practice...
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Maps Scales

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
For I have miles to go before I truly understand map scales. By watching a video, scholars learn about map scales. They see how to determine actual distances on a map using the scale and how to calculate the map scale.
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The Wheels on the Bus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find a cheaper way to keep buses going round and round. Small groups use their knowledge of ratios and proportions to find ways to save money on school transportation. The teams determine the number of miles buses currently travel by...
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Measuring and Mapping the Playground

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
The school playground is a great place to learn about math. Pupils measure the dimensions of a playground using baby steps and individual strides. They use their measurements to create a scale drawing of the playground by applying an...
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STEM Quick Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Quick—save the resource! A STEM curricular document provides two to four activities in each grade for K-4 and a set of miscellaneous lessons appropriate at various grade levels. Scholars learn about STEM by engaging in various...
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A Cyclist's Marriage Proposal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
One cyclist goes to great lengths to make his proposal! Your classes must figure out just what length that is. Using a map with a bike route that spells out Marry Me, learners calculate the total distance of the ride. They base their...
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Topographic and Geologic Maps: Topographic Maps

For Students 9th - 12th
Maps are great for helping you get where you're going, but what does that place actually look like? Geology scholars compare and contrast the features of topographical and geologic maps using an interactive lesson. The resource describes...
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Finding the Epicenter

For Teachers 6th Standards
The epicenter is the point on the ground above the initial point of rupture. The 10th lesson in a series of 20 encourages scholars to learn to triangulate the epicenter of an earthquake based on the arrival times of p waves and s waves....
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Ford and Ferrari

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which is faster, a Ford or a Ferrari? The short assessment has pupils analyze graphs to determine the rates of change between the two. Individuals interpret the rates of change within the context of speeds of the cars and develop a map...
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Using Map Scales to Figure Distances and Areas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The asteroid is getting closer and the question is whether the state of Alabraska is large enough for the shelter calculated in the previous activity. Teams determine the scale of their project and then use the scale on the map to...
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A Classroom Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Create a scaled model of our solar system in your classroom! Scholars work collaboratively to build paper mache planets and hang them in their proper position to showcase each planet's location in the solar system.   
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Planetary Distances on the Playground

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
There's no need to stay inside; get out of the classroom and create a scaled map of the solar system on your playground field! In collaborative groups, scholars identify the distance between the sun and other planets, place planet...
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Charting the Progress of New Horizons

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
In 2006, New Horizons began its mission to fly to Pluto. As it continues its journey, scholars track its progress with the help of an informative website, all the while reinforcing measurement concepts with the construction of a scaled...
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How Can We Locate Places?

For Students 2nd Standards
How can we locate places? Maps, of course! Expose second graders to the tools available in maps and discuss how these tools can help people find locations. Students also look at communities, including what makes a community and the...
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Practice World Problems

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
For upper elementary aged mathematicians, this worksheet provides word problem practice involving distance, money, liquid volumes, and time.
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Those Who Have Come Before Me

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...
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Designing a Hiking Trail

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Put your students' map skills to the test with this engaging cross-curricular project. Given the task of developing new hiking trails for their local community, young cartographers must map out beginner and intermediate paths that meet a...
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What's My Rule?

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A collection of 34 math worksheets will be a great addition to any lesson in your curriculum. Third and fourth graders work on fractions, mean, median, and mode, measurement, and several more skills as building blocks to more advanced...
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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Map Skills

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young geographers will need to use a variety of map skills to complete the tasks required on this activity. Examples of activities include using references to label a map of Mexico, identify Canadian territories and European countries,...
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2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, New York City

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a fun yearly tradition and the center of these worksheets.  A future career in parade planning may available after completing this activity. Young learners are asked to calculate, measure, explain,...