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Measuring Elevation Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 5: You Need a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In cooperative groups, emerging ecologists research assigned biomes found in Arizona. Combining photos and facts, they use PowerPoint to produce a fully automated commercial that lasts 45 seconds. In addition to the lesson outline,...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 5: Group Presentations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Although a group presentation is not novel assignment, this one provides supporting resources: a newsletter introducing the project and a grading rubric. Each group is assigned a different biotic community in Arizona to research and...
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Customized Topographic Maps and Models

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the information depicted on topographic maps. They construct a 3-D topographic map of a local area. They go on a field trip to the depicted area and compare the 'real world' with their models.
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Jeopardy - Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Questions about water, weather, geology, astronomy, and the scientific process make up this Jeopardy game. It is a pretty well-rounded set of slides, although you may want to be aware that a few of the questions are specific to the state...
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Exploring Hawaiian Mountain Zones

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders watch a video that describes the climate and vegetation zones of Hawaii. They describe the different physical conditions that create vegetation zones from the sea to the mountains. In groups, they create an illustrated...
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Forest Communities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify tree specimens.  In this tree specimens lesson, students collect different parts of a tree from the areas around the school or their home.  They then work in groups to create booklet that identifies tree specimens. 
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The Flow of Fresh Water

For Students 6th - 10th
In this water flow worksheet, students complete 15 word puzzles, a word search, and 2 picture puzzles about the flow of water and erosion.
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I Can't Take the Pressure!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the concept of air pressure. Using candy or cookie wafers to model how air pressure changes with altitude, they conduct an aluminum can crushing experiment, compare the magnitude to gravitational force per unit area,...
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Measuring Slope for Rain Gardens

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The slope of the land is an important feature when considering the erosion that will occur. In this resource, which is part of a rain garden unit, learners calculate the slope of the proposed garden site. Even if you are not planning a...
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Mapping Potato Island

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students create their own topographical map using a potato. In this hands on lesson plan students construct a topographical map and explain what contour lines are using a potato.
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Land Elevation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars investigate land elevation. In this map skills lesson, students use a physical map to identify various elevations of the land. Young scholars find landform features such hills and coastlines.
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Viewing Earth and Sky

For Students 7th - 12th
In this earth and sky worksheet, students review terms associated with map reading. Students also review topographic maps and how contour lines represent elevation. This worksheet has 5 matching, 5 true or false, 5 fill in the blank, and...
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Angles of Elevation and Depression

For Students 10th
In this angles of elevation and depression worksheet, 10th graders solve 4 word problems that are related to determining the angles of elevation and depression. First, they define angle of elevation and angle of depression as used in the...
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Velocity and Acceleration

For Students 11th - 12th
In this velocity and acceleration worksheet, students determine the distance walked and the displacement of a person who walks 15 m west and 20 m east. Then they determine the resultant velocity of a bicyclist who rides 10 km/h west and...
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Determining the Angle of Elevation Using Tangent

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What's the angle of elevation? Using several tangent formulas, the instructor calculates the angle of elevation. He has two examples that are engaging.
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Real World Investigation- Math and Geography- Elevation Changes

For Students 6th
In this math and geography real world investigation, 6th graders plan a driving trip to a city that is located several states away from their home while recording the elevations of three cities that are included in the trip. They use...
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Contour Map Worksheet #2

For Students 6th - 9th
Following a contour map of a hill, a stream, and the ocean, are five multiple choice questions. Earth science enthusiasts determine elevation, direction of water flow, distance, and steepness. They also match the map to a selection of...
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Topographic Maps

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Your choice of hands-on topographic mapping tasks is provided in this resource. From actual map-making to viewing and interpreting stereographic photos, the activities are sure to succeed. To make the most of this lesson, you will need...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students identify and describe a mountain range, naming some found around the world. Then they estimate how many millions of years old each mountain range is. Students also locate the major rivers in the...
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Orienteering - Lesson 8 - Map and Compass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Put your young scholars' orienteering skills together. Reading a compass and reading a map. In this assignment the class will use their compass and the map scale to determine the distance of a given route.  If they finish their...
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Orienteering - Lesson 3 - Topographical Maps and Contour Lines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn how to read a topographical map and understand what the contour lines mean. Explore longitude and latitude. Find a cliff, a valley, a mountain peak, and more. This is just one of the ten lessons in this unit on oreinteering....
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Contour Map Worksheet #3

For Students 6th - 9th
Earth scientists answer five multiple choice questions about the topographical map atop the worksheet. Use this as a quick assessment of understanding after having taught how to read contour lines and topographic maps.