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Mapping and Topgraphy- 8th Grade

Eighth graders practice interpreting a contour map as well as reading latitude and longitude in a team activity. Following a discussion on mapping terms, teams are given maps and estimate the distance between two points. Students physically measure the distance between the two points at given location and find the difference between estimation and measurement.

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Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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