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For Students 8th Standards
One in, one out is what functions are about in a video explaining the rules and qualities of these relationships. Have your learners practice with ordered pairs, tables, mapping, and graphs, deciphering whether or not those relationships...
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Massive Migrations

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is an exciting exploration of a fascinating topic for your emerging ecologists: bird migration! They begin by visiting the US Fish & Wildlife Service website to discover which Arctic birds come to their areas. They are assigned...
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Introducing Maps Through Dance

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students are introduced to the key concepts of maps; direction, pathway/line, shape and symbol. They create the pathways and shapes they have "mapped" out on paper on the floor. They dance along the paths.
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World Governments and Mapping Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here you will find maps, great informational text, and vital information on political systems and government. The slide show provides material on democratic and nondemocratic systems of government as well as a map activity intended to...
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Mapping a Garden

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners study the components of a map, particularly the legend, the key, the symbols and the area. They develop their own map of a garden that they can plant in a future science instructional activity.
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Map Coordinates: Monkey Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here's an engaging, meaningful, and clever lesson on map skills for elementary schoolers. Pupils combine story writing with mapping skills to create an original piece of work. They utilize a worksheet embedded in the plan to guide them...
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Geo-Class Mapping My Neighborhood

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create a map of the school and surrounding neighborhood.  In this mapping lesson, students discover their school's location and learn about its past.  Students use math skills and the steps in the design process to complete the...
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Mapping Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 8th
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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Exploring Biomes Lesson 4: Mapping Arizona

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Once junior ecologists are familiar with Earth's major biomes, they hone in on Arizona's biomes. Using a website about Arizona's natural resources, learners will identify biotic communities. Beautiful maps and worksheets are provided for...
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Tortoise and Hare Races

For Teachers K
Practice basic map skills with the story of The Tortoise and the Hare. After listening to the story, class members create a map that indicates the starting line, the path the animals took, where they stopped to rest, and the finish line....
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Draw an Inch, Walk a Mile

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work in small groups to solve the problems presented. The main project, mapping the classroom, use these discussions to collaborate in creating a tangible demonstration of their understanding.
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Literature Study Guide: The Great Gatsby

For Students 10th - 12th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for The...
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Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present...
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Growth of Florida's Railroads

For Students 5th - 7th
Based on an examination of Florida's railroad system, this multi-step lesson addresses FCAT requirements specific to Florida. After reading a passage, scholars use a map of the state to label railroad systems. They describe the goods...
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America: The Land We Live In: Landmarks

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of landmarks.  In this landmark lesson, students brainstorm different landmarks around their community and nationally.  Students then identify the patterns in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings or landmarks. 
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Grid Frame Mapping

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students map and describe small area of the schoolyard and discuss habitats.
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Tornadoes in the United States

For Students 5th - 7th
Which state has the highest frequency of tornadoes? Use this chart and mapping activity to get your scholars discovering geographical trends as they analyze data and transfer it to a map. Learners practice creating a map to show the...
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Identifying, Mapping, and Personifying Countries Involved in WWII

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Get artsy with this WWII group activity, starting with a whole-class assignment. Create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific using geometric shapes cut from construction paper and placed on the floor. Consider splitting the...
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Map Skills

For Teachers 3rd
Thirds graders reinforce that a map is a drawing that shows what a place looks like from above. They use a map key and symbols to create a map of the school and its neighborhood.
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Mapping with the Public Land Survey: Understanding Township and Range Notation

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Vocational training, tech schools, or high school career training programs! Teaching learners about mapping and land survey just got easier. Each of the 12 slides shows how to use the grid technique to conduct and analyze township and...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Improve your students' mapping skills with the guidelines in this helpful PowerPoint. This presentation includes fantastic photos to aid student understanding of what makes a good map. Tip: Follow this PowerPoint with a map making activity!
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Why Map a Map?

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After brainstorming reasons why Native Americans mapped their lands, your young critical thinkers will work together to review their ideas and determine the definition of a map. With today's extensive use of mapping technology and GPS...
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Whale Migration - The Long Journey

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Marine biology learners examine right whale sighting data from the WhaleNet website. They plot the data on a map and write down the number of adults and calves spotted. Questions accompany the data analysis activity, making this a...
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DOGS' TAILS: An Introduction to Map Reading

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Students name, locate, and use the essential parts of a map. They explain the correct way to analyze and interpret a new map. There are many worksheets imbedded in this plan which are age-appropriate for your grade level.