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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

Young scholars study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo. In this environmental data analysis instructional activity students interpret and graph information and calculate changes.

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#### Blank Jeopardy

Games are a great way to motivate learners to internalize information.. Using this PowerPoint which is in a Jeopardy format, learners can review map skills and facts about the Civil War, famous places, and our government. This is a handy...

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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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#### Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean

Learners 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 of tiny...

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#### Think GREEN - Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy

Learners use data to find the best renewable energy potential. In 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

Young scholars 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

Learners 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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#### Separate Vacations

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

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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 lesson plan students use an Internet program to navigate like Columbus.

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#### Explore Surface Types on a Journey Around Earth

Students explore satellite data. In this technology cross-curriculum math and world geography lesson, students locate specific map areas using a microset of satellite data. Students use technology and math skills to determine percentages...

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#### Plotting a Hurricane Using Latitude and Longitude

Learners define and use "absolute location," latitude, and longitude. They locate on a map or globe the Earth's poles, circles, tropics, and beginning points of measurements for latitude and longitude.

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#### World War II New Guinea Campaign

Although the big picture for this lesson on the New Guidea Campaign of WWII is taking a field trip to the Douglas MacArthur Memorial, you can easily use it as a guide to an independent or group research project as well. However, if you...

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#### Orienteering - Lesson 2 - Topographical Maps

One of the most important skills in orienteering is being able to read a topographical map. Understanding the contour lines and symbols and the scale of the map will make planning your route so much better. In this lesson, partners get...

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#### You Can Find It!

Students, in groups, use longitude and latitude to locate various places on a map.