Students examine how grids are created and used to locate positions of objects or features on a map.
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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
Mapping World Heritage
World heritage sites can be found around the globe. Many of these sites are noted for their importance in representing culture and location. Each activity included in this resource focuses on latitude/longitude, map skills, finding...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Landscape Picture Map: Making a Map Grid
Students create a map grid system. In this map lesson, students discuss how mapmakers use a grid system to make giving directions easier. Students learn how the grid system works and create a grid system on their landscape pictures.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History