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Students study the purposes of maps. In this geography skills activity, students examine several types of maps and determine their purposes. Students create their own unusual maps.
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Designing a Hiking Trail
Put your students' map skills to the test with this engaging cross-curricular project. Given the task of developing new hiking trails for their local community, young cartographers must map out beginner and intermediate paths that meet a...
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British Attacks in the Chesapeake during the War of 1812
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Fun With Pacific Northwest Cities and Towns
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