Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map!
Students evaluate the different types of historical and geographical information that one can gather through close study of historical maps from the 16th through the 19th centuries. They create their own maps.
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Map the Civil War
Mapmaking was a very important element in successfully planning attacks on enemies during the Civil War. Guide pupils through the process of pacing to find the average length of their steps, measure the distance between one object to the...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mapping National and Geographic Identity
Students analyze geographic maps. In this map analysis lesson plan, students analyze the symbols in geographic maps and the impact of cultural, historical, and political concepts. Students compare and contrast maps in various mediums by...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Tell Me Why - Geography
Learn about grids, latitude, longitude, titles, keys, scale, direction finder, and colors found on maps. This basic introduction to maps provides clear and simple definitions and examples that show the various parts of a map. While this...
4 mins 4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable