Making a Sunflower Choropleth Map
Students analyze map to determine where most sunflowers are grown in five-state region, and use ArcView and Prairie to Mountain Explorer CD to create Choropleth Map showing number of acres of sunflower seeds harvested in 1992.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Provide your learners with a comprehensive introduction to Europe with this great set of worksheets. Map activities include matching European countries to their capitals and places on a political map, as well as exploring different...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fun in the Sun: Skin Cancer in the United States
Young scholars explore skin cancer rates within the United States. In this social studies lesson, students create a choropleth map of the United States that shows melanoma rates by state. Young scholars write a public service...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History