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Michigan Map Road Trip
Students use a road map to fill in the blanks while they pretend they are taking an imaginary road trip. They locate places and settlements.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Seven Day Road Trip
Students plan a seven day road trip. In this travel instructional activity, students plan a driving trip that includes five major cities or attractions in Florida or another state of their choice. They show the trip on a map, calculate...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Map Your Favorite Sports Team's Next Road Trip
Students track a sports team across the country. They use a map scale to calculate the number of miles traveled by their sports team on a trip, conduct Internet research, and calculate how much it would cost them to go along on the trip.
3rd - 12th Math