Young scholars analyze and interpret at least one map. They answer a set of research questions and/or use teacher-developed research questions that can only be investigated via map analysis.
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Mapping the Ocean Floor: Bathymetry
Bathymetry is not a measure of the depths of bathtubs! Through the three lessons, scholars explore two different types of maps and how they are made. The resource focuses on topographic and bathymetric maps and teaching the techniques...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
Students develop their geography skills as they analyze map projections. For this ethnocentrism lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to draw maps and then analyze the projections they created for...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
DOGS' TAILS: An Introduction to Map Reading
Students name, locate, and use the essential parts of a map. They explain the correct way to analyze and interpret a new map. There are many worksheets imbedded in this plan which are age-appropriate for your grade level.
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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