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For Teachers 8th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...
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A Contouring We Go

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the built environment and infrastructures of their community by constructing contour equipment, using the equipment, and comparing their results to current topographical maps of the same area
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VALUE with Gridding

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students create form/3-D space on a 2-D surface using pencil and the value scales. Use of grid lines is used on a picture and on paper. Overlapping is discussed along with the value scale and how it is used to show an object to have...
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Contour and Cross-Section Skills

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography instructional activity, learners identify the Wolf Creek Crater and how it was formed. They examine a contour map given of how the crater would look from above. Then, pupils use a ruler to draw lines as on the graph to...
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Identify the Element of Line

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young scholars explore the element of "line." In this beginning art lesson, students listen to the book Harold and the Purple Crayon, then describe the types of lines Harold drew. Young scholars identify straight lines,  jagged lines,...
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Salad Tray 3D Topographic Model

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the characteristics of topographical maps. They examine the relationship of contour lines and vertical elevation. Students create a three-dimensional model of a landscape represented by a topographic contour map.
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From Maps to Models

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study topography maps and learn the importance of their contour lines.  In this map lesson students create their own topography map. 
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Topographic Maps

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the different types of maps then duplicate what they have seen.  In this topographic maps  lesson students create a map with a potato based on what they learned and present it to the class.
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Complex Analysis: Applications of Cauchy-Goursat Theorem

For Students Higher Ed
In this Cauchy-Goursat Theorem, students sketch and classify domains. They evaluate integrals and explore the analytic function. This two-page activity contains approximately ten problems.
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Math 312 Spring 2004: Complex Integration

For Students Higher Ed
In this complex integration learning exercise, students use contour integration to find the area of odd shapes in a plane. This two-page learning exercise contains four multi-step problems.
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Complex Analysis: Cauchy's Integral Formula

For Students Higher Ed
In this integral formula activity, students evaluate integrals. This activity contains examples and explanations of Cauchy's Integral Formula, as well as higher derivatives of analytical functions. There are nine problems on this...
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Complex Analysis: Introduction to Contours

For Students Higher Ed
In this contour worksheet, students compute complex valued functions of a real variable. They give examples of a parametric representation and draw a sketch of the points. This two-page worksheet contains explanations and examples, as...
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Japanese Wood Block Prints

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the four islands of Japan and the ancient history of Japan to discover when woodblock printmaking was developed. They complete the steps to create a woodblock print and demonstrate reverse imaging when printing....
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WPA Art and Visual Elements of Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students recognize the following formal elements om art: visual and tactile texture; shape or contour; value. They create a 2-D or 3-D work of art that embodies this element strongly.
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Melody II

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this music worksheet, students identify melody as a string of notes that has a rhythm. They identify which notes given are melody and/or harmony. Students also map the contour of "Sweet Georgia Brown."
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Rain Rain Go Away!

For Teachers 1st
First graders are introduced to and practice the concept of melody when connected to music. They distinguish and demonstrate melodic contour as well as sing a song with accurate melody. Each student discriminates between the pitches and...
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The Great Topo Race

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students create a three dimensional island out of cardboard to examine how to read and use a topographical map. They make sure that their island can sustain life and that it has one volcanic mountain peak. They trace the parts of their...
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Cows on Parade

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use assorted drawing materials and sheets from a cow shaped pad to create a unique, bright, colorful cows.