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218 resources with the keyterm Map

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Length

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Without using a ruler, learners estimate the relative length of various lines in these three scenarios. The first two are set up as maps, with learners determining the shortest and longest distances from one position to another. The last...
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The African American Population in US History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
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Basic Mapping Skills

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Establish and study the parts of a map with your class and, then they will work in small groups to create their own detailed map, including a legend.  There are specific instructions to follow on what needs to be included.
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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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World War II New Guinea Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 11th
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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Go West With Columbus

For Teachers K - 5th
Students play a board game where their tokens must move Columbus west. They choose cards which give commands to move in a coordinate direction. They practice moving west, north, east, south by playing the game.
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
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Mapping My Spot in History

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create their own town's history. They place themselves on the map in a literal as well as figurative sense. Students produce portions of an updated version of an early twentieth century panoramic map. Students gather information...
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Finding Your Spot in the World

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students learn the concept of movement by locating their house and the houses of their ancestors.
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Patterning

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review the elements of patterns in numbers and artwork and then use Photoshop to create an artistic pattern. In this pattern lesson, 6th graders view step by step videos on patterning. Students work on the computer to...
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Probability and the U.S. Map

For Students 6th - 7th
Learners solve and complete 20 different problems that include using a U.S. map and data table. First, they calculate the probability that they will select a state that begins with each letter of the alphabet. Then, everyone completes...
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El Niño

For Students 5th - 12th
For this weather worksheet students complete an interactive activity on El Ninos then answer a series of short answer questions on how they occur. 
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Survival

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a video, map, and class book on how to survive in a natural disaster. For this natural disaster lesson plan, students learn different emotional responses and survival techniques that may be useful in extreme conditions....
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students map Mesopotamia. In this Geography lesson, students are introduced to Ancient Mesopotamia. Students use an atlas to label the defining features and areas of Mesopotamia on a map.
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Draw a Map

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students draw a map. In this map drawing lesson students draw a map to show where a character is from and where they are going in the story. Students are writing an odyssey.  
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Places on the Planet: Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students locate different places on globes and maps by learning about latitude and longitude lines. In this latitude and longitude lesson plan, students identify specific locations based on the degrees of latitude and longitude.
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United States Map- Map Legend/City Symbols

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the United States map. In this map skills geography lesson, students explore city symbols on the map legend and identify them. Students use post-it notes to mark various symbols.
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"Yarning" About Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students identify various locations using latitude and longitude. In this map skills lesson, students use yarn and labels to create a "human globe." Students identify the Prime Meridian, the Equator, and Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
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Atlantic Basin Hurricane Tracking Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science activity, middle schoolers look for the location of various storms that develop in the Atlantic Ocean with this hurricane tracking map.
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Directions, Directions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review cardinal directions, moving around the room so that they are standing in the part of the room that is nearest the north, south, east and west. They are asked what would you do if they are lost? Pupils work as a...
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Make a Classroom Map

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students map the items in their classroom to explain the importance of coordinate systems.
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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Hatfield and McCoy feud. In this Hatfield and McCoy feud lesson, 4th graders examine factors that caused the feud. Students also locate on a map where the feud took place, make a timeline of the main events...
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You Are Here

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students map local places and learn to use scale and distance.  In this mapping lesson, students map their school and a favorite place.  Students recreate their maps showing distance and scale sizes. Students locate their location on a...