Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude

Learners are introduced to the concepts of latitude and longitude. In groups, they identify the Earth's magnetic field and the disadvantages of using compasses for navigation. They identify the major lines of latitude and longitude on a map and determine the location of major cities using only latitude and longitude coordinates.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning