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#### Longitude and Latitude Lines

For this geography worksheet, students examine the map and focus on the concept of latitude and longitude by finding the locations.

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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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#### Orienteering - Lesson 3 - Topographical Maps and Contour Lines

Learn how to read a topographical map and understand what the contour lines mean. Explore longitude and latitude. Find a cliff, a valley, a mountain peak, and more. This is just one of the ten lessons in this unit on oreinteering....

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#### Getting it Straight with Latitude and Longitude Skills

Teachers can help students learn latitude and longitude skills using games and other motivating activities.

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#### Where in the World? :Understanding Latitude and Longitude

Students play a grid-based game and devise clues to help classmates locate spots on the globe in order to recognize the value of using longitude and latitude for identifying locations.

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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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#### Latitude, Longitude, Seasons

In this latitude and longitude worksheet, students use their classroom notes on both longitude and latitude lines as well as seasons to complete 20 fill in the blank questions.

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#### Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

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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#### Latitude

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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#### Snow Cover by Latitude

Students create graphs showing the amount of snow coverage at various points of latitude and compare graphs.

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#### Latitude and Longitude

Students explore longitude and latitude lines to discover locations. In this finding locations lesson students construct a model showing the latitude and longitude lines on Earth.

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#### Places on the Planet: Latitude and Longitude

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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#### Latitude and Longitude

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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#### Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude

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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#### Investigating Latitude and Longitude

Learners examine the lines of latitude and longitude on a map, and explain why these lines might be useful. In this lesson students also explore websites that provide information to improve their understanding of how and why latitude and...

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#### Where in the Latitude Are You? A Longitude Here.

Students distinguish between latitude and longitude on the map. In this mapping lesson, students participate in mapping skills to recognize spatial relationships, and where to find natural resources on the map. Students create their own...

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#### "Yarning" About Latitude and Longitude

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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#### Understanding Latitude, Longitude, and Time Zones

Students take an imaginary world tour by locating cities with latitude and longitude. They plan an itinerary and calculate the time zones from which they would call home. Then they construct word problems involving travel across time zones.

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#### Longitude-Dava Sobel

In this longitude worksheet, learners read about how to determine the longitude of location while at sea and they answer 5 questions about calculating longitude.

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#### Giving Students a Little Latitude

Students use a world outline map to locate places using coordinates of latitude and longitude. They answer questions about places based on their knowledge of the map and on their research and make up more questions of this sort for each...

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#### Latitude & Longitude

Here is a learning exercise activity where learners mark the latitude and longitude coordinates of cities all over the world. There are 15 cities to identify, from Baghdad, Iraq to Warsaw, Poland and Anchorage, Alaska.

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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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#### 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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#### Latitude/Longitude Activity

Youngsters work in groups to solve clues involving latitude and longitude coordinates in order to decipher mystery animals in this fun learning experience!