We found 33 resources with the concept the prime meridian
Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars warm-up their map skills with a discussion using location words to describe familiar places. An engaging video informs class members about latitude and longitude. Three leveled activities extend the learning experience for...
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 interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
Reading the World: Latitude and Longitude Lesson latitude and longitude, maps, coordinates on a map, prime meridian, reading maps, equator, globes
4 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Find five activities all about longitude and latitude! Use oranges to show the equator and prime meridian, plot birthdays on a map using coordinates, and plan a dream vacation.
Lesson 4: “Lat” Lies Flat and “Long” Is Just That!
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
How can coordinates help us to locate places on the earth? Here is a lesson that will help your learners understand the distinction between lines of longitude and latitude, as well as how to read and write locations using coordinates.