Students pretend to be cartographers and specify which types of map projections would be the most valuable for their clients. They do the Globe Projector activity in the Xpedition Hall and take notes on the different map projections.
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WWII Project Outline
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
High schoolers 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
This very simple geography project can lead to a lot of useful referential information that can be displayed in your classroom! Learners construct a poster-size map of a country, identifying major demographic points and including pie/bar...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Winter Sampling Polar Projects
Copepods may be the most abundant species on Earth. Individuals determine a project to research, write about, and present to the class on topics that range from copepods in the Arctic to researching about the US Coast Guard Cutter Healey.
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Mind Maps: Tapping Prior Knowledge & Developing Ideas
Use Inspiration software with your writers to compose mind maps! If you don't have the program, you can download a thirty-day trial or simply follow the steps and write out a graphic organizer on paper to organize one main idea. Each...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed