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27 resources with the keyterm map reading

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Fossil Fuels (Part I), The Geology of Oil

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Junior geologists work through three mini-lessons that familiarize them with the formation and location of fossil fuels. Part one involves reading about petroleum and where it comes from via a thorough set of handouts. A lab activity...
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Forest Fun

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore orienteering and how to use a compass. They explore the importance of forests and identify some of the trees in a local forest.
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Coordinate Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Where do the coordinates lead? As children brainstorm ways to find the location of different buildings, they learn about coordinate points and how to use them to locate areas on a grid or map. They practice using ordered pairs by playing...
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Orienteering - Lesson 1 - Maps & Map Scales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 1 of 10 lessons in this orienteering unit is about maps and map scales. After all, orienteering is all about maps, compasses, and finding ones' way around. It is imperative to be able to read maps and understand the relevance of...
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Are we there yet?  Young trip planners learn about their state and plan a trip. They will select sites to see in three cities in their state, and record associated costs in a spreadsheet. While this was originally designed as a...
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 5th - 7th
This hands-on resource has future trip planners analyze graphs of mileage, gasoline costs, and travel time on different routes. While this was originally designed for a problem-solving exercise using a Michigan map, it could be used as a...
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Map Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore geography by creating a poster presentation in class. In this mapping lesson, students identify the different components featured on a modern day map and how to utilize them in order to navigate. Students read a book...
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Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate several maps detailing Sir Francis Drake's voyages.  In this geography lesson plan, students practice reading maps and locating the precise locations of where Sir Francis Drake visited.  Learners create an outline of...
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Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore reasons for varied salinity in bodies of water. For this geographical inquiry lesson, students use a variety of visual and written information including maps, data tables, and graphs, to form a hypothesis as to why the...
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Australian Geography

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this map reading worksheet, students label a map of Australia by adding the names of states and cities. They answer eight questions about the map.
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Orienteering: Map Skills

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners discover orienteering. In this orienteering lesson, students search for six specific landmarks. Learners brainstorm how maps and landmarks are helpful.
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Thinking Critically about Geography

For Students 4th - 6th
In this map reading worksheet, students answer 2 critical thinking questions about a map shown. Page has links to additional resources.
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Map of Kellyburi

For Students 6th
For this map worksheet, 6th graders use a map to label 12 locations, answer 6 directional questions, write the answer for 17 general information questions, select the word for 10 sentences and read 25 English words for Thai animal names.
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Establishment of Plainfield

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze documents and maps of Plainfield, CT from different time periods, then, working in a small group, create a map for a giventime.  In this Plainfield lesson plan, 8th graders read primary and secondary sources from...
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PA Watersheds, Many Ways to the Sea

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the water cycle and the factors that interact with watersheds.  In this watersheds lesson students describe the purification process, trace the flow of infiltrate water through aquifers, and research the Internet to find...
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Map It With Pixie

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use the computer program 'Pixie' to create a topographic, detailed map for the state they live in. In this mapping skills lesson plan, 4th graders use Pixie to make a map of their state that includes topographic features,...
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Map Key

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this map reading worksheet, students read the map key and then cut our and paste the symbols where they belong on the provided map.
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Underground Rails: The New York City Subway System

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the New York Subway system. They investigate its usefulness as mode of transportation for the people in the city and study its history compared to other city subway systems. They examine how the subway connects the...
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Follow the Light

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate the role of lighthouses in navigation and practice the use of cardinal directions through reading activities, discussion, locating geographical features, and mapping lighthouses along the east coast of the United...
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FUN WITH MAPS

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders learn map skills by showing the routes they travel from home to school and using that data to practice map reading and interpreting geographical information.
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Learning to Read a Map

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify the map and globe symbols: Cardinal Directions; Compass Rose; Mountains; Rivers; Lakes; Towns; Roads.
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Reading a Map 1

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this map reading worksheet, learners examine the map of Melton Park and determine if the sentences are true or false. Students answer 20 questions.
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From Home To School

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars locate and use internet maps to trace a route from their home to school. They calculate the distance of the route using the map legend then determine the distance they travel to school and back in a regular school week...
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Zoobilation

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and use their findings to design a PowerPoint presentation and zoo-type habitat with the correct ecosystem for their animal group using a variety of materials such as cardboard boxes, aquariums etc.