Where in the World? :Understanding Latitude and Longitude
Learners play a grid-based game and devise clues to help classmates locate spots on the globe in order to recognize the value of using longitude and latitude for identifying locations.
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Reading the World: Latitude and Longitude Lesson latitude and longitude, maps, coordinates on a map, prime meridian, reading maps, equator, globes
Find five activities all about longitude and latitude! Use oranges to show the equator and prime meridian, plot birthdays on a map using coordinates, and plan a dream vacation.
4 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Writing and Graphing Inequalities in Real-World Problems
Inequalities: when one solution just doesn't suffice. Individuals learn to write inequalities in real-world contexts and graph solution sets on the number line. All inequalities in the lesson are of the form x < c or x < c.
6th Math CCSS: Designed
Find Area Using Multiplication in Real World Problems
Learning math provides people with the tools to solve life's everyday problems. Show young learners how to apply their understanding of area in real-world contexts with the second video in this series. Multiple story problems are...
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Where in the World in Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #19
When you hunt for Mrs. Waffenschmidt, you need to use the clues she's given you to determine where she can be found. The class reads a paragraph, considers the clues, and then determines where in the world Mrs. Waffenschmidt is located....
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Interpret Absolute Value in Real-World Situations
Help your learners understand which submarine is deeper by going into more depth with the fourth video in a series on absolute value. It also includes an example on comparing debt and a comparing which runner is farther away from the...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed