Latitude, Longitude and Map Projections
Students examine the significance of map projections. They use Arc View GIS to compare/contrast the geographic coordinate system, identify the main properties of map projections, and produce a map.
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The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Britannia Rule the Waves
Could you determine longitude based on measuring time? Early explorers used a longitude clock to do just that. Scholars learn about early exploration and the importance of the invention of the clock. Then pupils build their own longitude...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Latitude and Longitude with Google Earth
Travel the world from the comfort of your classroom with a lesson plan that features Google Earth. High schoolers follow a series of steps to locate places all over the earth with sets of coordinates. Additionally, they measure the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History