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#### Understanding Latitude and Longitude

Teaching learners about latitude and longitude can get a little complicated. Present the concept by first representing it as a graph. Just like finding a location on a graph using the x and y-axis, learners will be able to locate items...

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#### Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

Students study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo. In this environmental data analysis lesson students interpret and graph information and calculate changes.

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#### Longitude and Latitude

Pinhead Patty takes us around the globe and explains what latitude and longitude are in this entertaining video. The author uses an orange to demonstrate the line measurements on a sphere.

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#### The Mathematics of Latitude and Longitude

Latitude and longitude lines are explained in this video. Students focus on the mathematics and how to calculate distance using the degrees of various locations.

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#### Banana Teaches Longitude and Latitude

Luke, a student at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, explains the differences between longitude and latitude. He also explains why they are important.

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#### Journey to Gettysburg

Students use latitude and longitude to map the path of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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#### Geography Terms

Introduce the terms and concepts related to basic map and geography skills. Terms include full definitions and cover latitude, longitude, the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Prime Meridian, and the International Date Line.

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#### Mapping

Introduce middle or high schoolers to topographic maps with this PowerPoint. After a review of longitude and latitude, display and describe contour lines and intervals. Also explain map scale. This is a useful presentation for a social...

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#### Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

In this earth science worksheet students complete a series multiple choice questions. There are 85 questions that include diagrams.

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#### Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean

Young scholars practice analyzing images, maps and graphs from Internet-based educational resources. They explore the correlation between sea surface temperature and coral bleaching. Students comprehend that coral reefs are collections...

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#### Think GREEN - Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy

Learners use data to find the best renewable energy potential. For this solar energy lesson students import data into Excel and explain how solar energy is beneficial.

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#### Storm Clouds-- Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite

Students study cloud data and weather maps to explore cloud activity. In this cloud data lesson students locate latitude and longitude coordinates and determine cloud cover percentages.

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#### Hurricanes As Heat Engines

Students examine sea surface temperatures to see how hurricanes get heat from the oceans surface. In this hurricanes lesson students use the Internet to find data and make line plots.

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#### Mapping Worksheet #1

Get out the compass and a pencil its time to use a coordinate grid to practice mapping skills. Young cartographers use the prompts and provided grid to plot locations, draw parallel lines, and determine distances between points.

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#### Lights, Shoals & Soundings

Students explore nautical charts and their symbols, with a bit of fun thrown in.

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#### Terrabagga Activity Using a Magnetometer

Clever! Earth science learners construct a model of a planet containing a magnetic core. The planet, Terrabagga, is made out of a paper grocery bag, magnets, a dead D battery, and rubber bands. Pictures of each step of the construction...

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#### Understanding Weather and Climate Patterns

Students research the climate patterns of various locations and make predictions based on their findings. They determine the importance of latitude and longitude in weather and climate. Students create graphs displaying their collected...

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#### World Geography - Climate Notes

A challenging activity helps young geographers explore the temperatures around the world! They study how the Earth's land temperatures are affected by their proximity to an ocean, as well their latitude and their altitude. A very...

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#### Lesson 1 Activity 1: Tools of the Ancients

Students examine how Christopher Columbus determined his latitude.

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#### Separate Vacations

Students plot the migration paths of birds using latitude and longitude data from a table.

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#### Weather Map Analysis

In this weather worksheet, young scholars read an excerpt about analyzing weather maps. They determine the barometric pressure, temperature, and dew-point temperature using the information given on the map. Students also describe how to...

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#### Seasons and Day Time

Learners label a diagram of the Earth rotating about the sun and indicate the direction of the rotation and the seasons at each location. They indicate the seasons, the poles, the hours of daylight at each pole, the direction of rotation...

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#### The Sun's Path

Starting with questions about the tilt of the Earth and apparent motion of the sun, a worksheet provides instructions on how to figure the paths of the Sun on certain dates. Learners answer three more questions, complete with details...

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#### 1492: Using Data to Explain a Journey

Students examine how Christopher Columbus made his way across the Atlantic. In this data instructional activity students use an Internet program to navigate like Columbus.