Absolute And Relative Location
Learners create a map that takes someone from school to their home using both relative and absolute locations. They assume the person using the map is unfamiliar with the area.
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Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Mars, But How Did They Get There?
Students conduct a poll to determine how different people get to a particular location. In this problem solving lesson plan, students ask both men and women to describe how they get to a particular location. Then, they determine the...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
It's Happening, Where? Find the Absolute and Relative Location of News Articles
Students read newspaper articles. In this social studies lesson plan, students locate the latitude and longitude of the location where the news article takes place. Students write a summary of the news article.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Learning About Location: Charting the Path of the George W. Elder
Young scholars acquire a working knowledge of the geographical concepts: absolute location, relative location, longitude and latitude. They analyze primary sources that shows the physical and human characteristics of the places along...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History