Metrics And Measurements
Students engage in a study of measuring distances between geographical locations on a map. They are able to define and use the map scale in conjunction with the metric system. For this lesson they make their own maps and measure the distances.
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Social Justice-Water in Developing Countries
Young scholars explore how water shortage affects everyday life. In this social justice lesson, students discuss information about water shortage in Ghana. A water shortage simulation/game is played in which a "Canadian" team starts with...
5th - 7th Science
Why the Metric System Matters
Should metrification, the official adoption and usage of the metric system, be encouraged? The United States of one of only three countries that have not fully adapted the metric system of measurement. Here's a short video that details...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Measurement and Data Collecting using Image Processing
Students trace the route of the historical event and measure the distance over which the people involved journeyed. A data sheet be constructed outlining the location of events, and the speed with which the journey occurred.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History