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Map Skills 101

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have you ever heard the mnemonic memory trick, Never Eat Soggy Waffles? Often, teachers find this helpful when teaching their students the four cardinal directions (North, East, South, and West). This is the first thing you need to know...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are...
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Functions: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The high school math student should function as well as this collection does. Every standard in the Common Core Functions guide is covered with such resources as lesson plans, worksheets, and videos. Use what you need and put the fun...
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Evolution and Speciation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of five Nature League videos explores evolution and speciation. Four evolution types, in-breeding, out-breeding, and how engineers have designed technology, household items, and medicines inspired by nature. Host Britt...
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Everest Education Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young explorers investigate the biodiversity of Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountain ecosystem through hands-on and interactive activities. They examine the effects of climate change on the mountains, analyze maps, take a virtual...
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Understanding Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 5th - 7th
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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Banana Teaches Longitude and Latitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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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The Mathematics of Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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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Longitude and Latitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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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Learning Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 3rd
Class members use what they have learned about latitude and longitude to locate cities on a globe.
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Getting it Straight with Latitude and Longitude Skills

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Teachers can help students learn latitude and longitude skills using games and other motivating activities.
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Latitude, Longitude, and Direction: Angle from the Equator

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which has the higher IQ, latitude or longitude? Longitude because it has 360 degrees! The interactive introduces the way latitude is measured and why it can never have more than 90 degrees. A handful of challenge questions encourage...
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Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars warm-up their map skills with a discussion using location words to describe familiar places. An engaging video informs class members about latitude and longitude. Three leveled activities extend the learning experience for...
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Plotting a Hurricane Using Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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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Comparing Temperatures and Latitudes

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders collect weather data from a variety of cities at the same latitudes, but on different continents. They organize data using spreadsheet program, generate graphs, and incorporate into a word processing document. Students...
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Snow Cover by Latitude

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create graphs showing the amount of snow coverage at various points of latitude and compare graphs.
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Latitude

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The greater the latitude, the less of the Earth is north. Scholars graph the relationship between the latitude and the percentage of the Earth that is north of the latitude. Using the graph and the table, class members interpret values...
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Location on the Earth: Longitude and Latitude

For Students 6th - 8th
To what degree do learners understand coordinates? Get them some practice in Yosemite National Park in a simple, fun interactive. Pupils explore a map and locate coordinates of popular sights within the park, then answer questions to...
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Latitude and Longitude

For Students 4th - 6th
In this latitude and longitude worksheet, learners find a set of 7 coordinates on a map. An answer key is included; a website reference for additional resources is given.
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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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Tracking a Potato Killer: using Longitude and Latitude to Map the Spread of P. Infestans

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Where did the potato famine in the United States in the 1840s begin? After reading about the potato disease, young scientists will hypothesize about the type of disease and its origin. Then, using newspaper articles and other data,...
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Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners demonstrate how to locate places on a map using a grid. In this map skills lesson, students are introduced to latitude and longitude lines. Learners define these terms and view a large map of a state. Students come up to the map...
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Latitude and Longitude

For Students 5th - 6th
For this latitude and longitude worksheet, students complete 4 activities to demonstrate understanding. Students use a protractor to measure angles on a map of the earth. Students fill out a latitude and longitude chart after studying a...
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Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students are introduced to the concepts of latitude and longitude. In groups, they identify the Earth's magnetic field and the disadvantages of using compasses for navigation. They identify the major lines of latitude and longitude on a...

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