Making a Globe

Students examine the mercator projection or nautical chart and observe how global maps do not have the same distance as flat maps. They design handmade globes using the meridians and equator as guides to draw in the land. They paint and label the oceans, major seas, and continents.

5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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Project-Based Learning

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