Coordinate Grid: Mapping Archeological Sites

Fourth graders discover how to apply the Cartesian coordinate system by figuring out the length and width of their school playground. They determine that pacing is an important tool for the initial mapping of a site. Students conduct a simulated archeological site measurement by creating a grid of the playground and mapping make-believe artifacts.

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