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Street Mapping

For Students 1st - 5th
What's around the block? Or down the street? Ask your pupils to tap into their map skills by drafting the area around their home and school.
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Creating a Thematic Map

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students create and analyze a weather-related data table and a thematic map based upon information provided.
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Make a Map

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this mapping activity worksheet, students finish the map by following the 5 directions and using the map key. Students the map key, scale, and an inch ruler for help.
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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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Geographical Skills-- Map Scale

For Students 5th - 6th
In this maps worksheet, students study a simple map and the scale in kilometres. Kids read the directions and answer one question. Students then look at a sketch map of a town and answer 2 questions. Students also read how to show height...
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Create A Map!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine two- and three-dimensional shapes, and discuss map skills and attributes. They plan and create their own school campus maps using pre-cut building site shapes.
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Mapping Central Park

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students use the mapping skills to explore New York's Central Park. They examine a map of Central Park to discover its features. After discussing the characteristics of the park, students design their own dream park and draw it to scale.
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Johnny Appleseed Walkabout

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders calculate mileage for a journey. In this place value and measurement lesson, 2nd graders read Johnny Appleseed, work in groups to locate his birthplace on a map, locate the other states he stopped in, and measure the...
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Ticky Goes to Jr. Map School

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the compass rose and North - East - South - West.
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Midpoint and Segment Bisectors: Midpoint Map

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how to find a midpoint with a conceptual exploration. Scholars manipulate a point to determine the location of a midpoint on a straight line distance between two locations. Later questions extend to determine the location of...
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Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students find lost "treasure" using a treasure map after being shown a map that you have created where terms and symbols are discussed. The class is divided into small groups where they locate your treasure and then read a section from...
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Spatial Connections

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students use maps, scales, and describe locations in order to learn about spatial sense. In this spatial sense lesson plan, students participate in many activities for this spatial sense unit that should last throughout the year.
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Mapping a Study Site

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore outdoors. In this mapping techniques lesson, students map out an outdoor area that they have examined. They work in small groups to come up with the symbols and draw the map. This lesson includes an example of a finished...
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What Is El Niño?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students access information at remote sites using telecommunications, identify impacts by reviewing past El Ni??o events, make and use scale drawings, maps, and maps symbols to find locations and describe relationships.
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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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Alien Invasion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Win the war of the worlds! Scholars solve a variety of problems related to an alien invasion. They determine where spaceships have landed on a coordinate map, devise a plan to avoid the aliens, observe the aliens, and break a code to...
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Maps Help Us Understand Our World

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars analyze various maps and recognize the features of that map. In this mapping lesson students work in groups to dissect the symbols of a map. Young scholars share what they've found on their maps.
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Explore Surface Types on a Journey Around Earth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore satellite data. In this technology cross-curriculum math and world geography lesson, students locate specific map areas using a microset of satellite data. Students use technology and math skills to determine percentages...
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Interpreting Algebraic Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Interpreting algebraic expressions is a fundamental skill in beginning algebra. This lesson approaches the task in numerous ways. First, learners assess their understanding with a short worksheet on converting between words and...
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It's All in the Pattern

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a fantastic, nine-page, multi-session lesson plan on the Zia Sun Symbol (found on the New Mexico state flag), and the seasons of the Earth. Everything you need to implement the lesson is here, and the many engaging activities are...
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Degrees and Minutes

For Students 6th - 8th
For this latitude and longitude worksheet, students place 9 cities on a map using the latitude and longitude of each. Once cities are placed in the correct location, students complete 2 short answer follow-up questions.
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Analyze This

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students gain practice in the analysis of various types of graphs common in daily life. These examples often use graphic images like charts, graphs, tables, and pictures to supplement learning.
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Cartography - Mystic Isles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research islands on the Internet and create a map of their own made up island. For this island mapping lesson, students research islands and their maps. Students then create their own island and map it. Students write in their...
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Maps and Me

For Teachers K
Students complete classroom activities to improve basic map skills. They recognize symbols and models used to represent features of the environment.

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