Navigating by Landmarks
Third graders examine and apply the relationship between concrete landmarks, abstract written directions, and graphic representations on maps, and then develop their own landmark map for classroom use.
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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
MapProjector with Google Maps
Zounds! Zoom into live maps of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Zip to Wellington, New Zealand, examine the Zuidersee in the Netherlands, fly over the San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Travelers can choose classic, satellite, or hybrid...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Shoals Area Landmarks and Sites of Interest
Students research a landmark or site in the Shoals area of Alabama. They develop a list of local landmarks and sites, complete a Venn diagram and a report outline, conduct research, and create a brochure or slideshow presentation.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History