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How Big is the Playground: Creating a Map

Students create a topographical map of an area outside of the school. In this mapping instructional activity, students compile data on angles, distances, and key landmarks for a predetermined area on the school grounds to create a map using Geometer's Sketchpad.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Technology
Ed Software

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