Eighth graders examine the technology of Global Positioning Systems and review latitude and longitude on maps in detail. Students participate in an activity in which they use a GPS unit to map a path from a unique starting point back to the front of the school.
The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues
National Geographic World Atlas
Is Our Climate Headed for a Mathematical Tipping Point?
Tracking a Potato Killer: using Longitude and Latitude to Map the Spread of P. Infestans
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