Why All Maps Lie

Eighth graders discover the fundamental advantages/disadvantages of both maps and globes. They see that maps may distort size, shape, distance and direction. They discuss the advantages and applications of 5 types of map projections and the 3 types of maps.

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Grade
8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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