Tracking Satellites Using Latitude and Longitude
Young scholars participate in activities based upon the concepts of latitude and longitude. They apply the fact that technology can be used in our society for a variety of uses. This should help students reflect upon the role of technology.
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Latitude and Longitude with Google Earth
Travel the world from the comfort of your classroom with a instructional activity that features Google Earth. High schoolers follow a series of steps to locate places all over the earth with sets of coordinates. Additionally, they...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Latitude, Longitude, and Direction: Angle from the Equator
Which has the higher IQ, latitude or longitude? Longitude because it has 360 degrees! The interactive introduces the way latitude is measured and why it can never have more than 90 degrees. A handful of challenge questions encourage...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable