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  1.   Geographical Tools
Grid System, Latitude, Longitude, Absolute Location, Legend, Symbols, Scale Indicator, Compass Rose, Rural, Urban
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  2.   Third - Social Studies
cardinal directions, geographic features, map legend, natural resources, physical map, wants and needs, citizenship, hemisphere, population, distribution
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  3.   Where Do You Live?
Address, United States, East, City, Country, West, South, North, State, Zipcode
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Additional Lessons 1 - 10 of 75 for Cartography
  1.   Cartography -- Mystic Isles
Title - Cartography - Mystic Isles By - Kathleen Glielmi Primary Subject - Art Secondary Subjects - Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level - 3-5+ Title: Cartography -- Mystic Isles Materials: Pencil, eraser, colored pencils, rulers, graph paper, markers/Sharpies, computers Resources: student...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  2.   Open Spaces- Constant Change of the Grassland of the United States
...ement * Standard 17: Know and understand how to apply geography to interpret the past Social Studies * Performance Expectation IIIc: Use appropriate resources, data sources, and geographic tools such as aerial photographs, satellite images, geographic information systems (GIS), map projections, and cartography to generate, manipulate, and interpret information such as atlases, data bases, grid systems, charts, graphs, and maps Science * Content Standard C: Populations and Ecosystems * The number of organisms an ecosystem can support depends on the resources available and abiotic factors, such as quantity of light and...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  3.   Leonardo Da Vinci: A Team Documenatation Activity
...nit This lesson is designed for the seventh grade and fits into unit 7.8 of the State of California History-Social Science standards. 7.8 Students analyze the origins, accomplishments and geographic diffusion of the Renaissance, in terms of 5. Advances in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy (e.g. biographies of Dante, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Guttenburg, Shakespeare). Research into Leonardo the scientist also relates to Science standard number 5: "The anatomy and physiology of plants and animals illustrate the complimentary nature o...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  4.   Today: Our Communities, Our Health
...es.in/explore/air/air.htm NRDC Clean Air & Energy http://www.nrdc.org/air/pollution/default.asp Online Map Resources Google Maps http://maps.google.com/ National Geographic MapMachine http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/ Maps in the Yahoo Directory http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Geography/Cartography/Maps/ Colorado University Map Collections http://www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/resources/map_libs/map_libs.htm World Atlas: Maps and Geography of the World http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blindex.htm Activity Days 1 and 2 As students walk in, hand them a copy of Handout 1 to read. When done, discu...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  5.   Activity A.3: Rivers, Maps, and Math
...zon watershed transparency over a US map of the same scale to answer the opening question. Expand/Adapt/Connect As a follow-up activity, you can assess knowledge by having the class make a jigsaw puzzle of the areas studied. Divide class into cooperative groups of 3-4 students to work as members of Cartography Teams. In each group there should be a tracer, cutter/gluer, labeler/ graphic artist, and question preparer. Each group represents a country which they will trace as a puzzle piece on a scale that is consistent for all groups. Each group will glue its piece onto poster board and cut it out. After labeling their...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  6.   Map It!
...ixie - Print Windows Application Pixie - Add a Background Windows Application Pixie - Add Stickers Windows Application Pixie - Add Text Windows Application Pixie - Paint with the Paint Brush Windows Application Pixie - Print Vocabulary: atlas - a book of maps. cartographer - someone who makes maps. cartography - the art of making maps. compass rose - the symbol on a map that shows the directions north, south, east, and west. economic map - a map that shows where goods are created and services given. key - a list of words that that explains the symbols used on a map. legend - a table that shows the meaning of symbols...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  7.   Fun with Maps
.... Students will work with a website on endangered animals. Through this website activity they will learn the effects that people have on animals and their environment. OBJECTIVES: 1. To make a map of their classroom, identifying major characteristics within the classroom and understanding the terms cartography and legend. 2. To successfully learn to manipulate their way around websites, and see how they can incorporate useful information into a lesson plan. 3. To identify the seven continents on the earth. 4. To understand in which continent, country, state, and city they live. 5. To identify their own school on a ma...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  8.   Survey This!
Survey This! Introduction: A lesson about George Washington's little-known passion: surveying. Objective: To expose the students to another aspect of life in the 18th century, as well as some biographical information about George Washington. Also, to introduce the fields of surveying and cartography. Content: One lesson, Survey This!, covering George Washington's career as a surveyor, along with a little history about Washington and Lee University. Includes two activities: making a map of Virginia and writing a letter home from a surveying expedition. Materials: markers, crayons, or colored pencils Strateg...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Connections Between World Events, Geography and the Human Quest for Knowledge
...ow to apply geography to interpret the past. 18) How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future. Materials required: pens, pencils, rulers, chart paper Objectives: Upon completion of this lesson students will be able to: 1) understand the relationship between innovations in cartography (technology, inventions, etc.) and world events 2) hypothesize about the influence of man's quest for knowledge on key innovations and inventions in history Background: This lesson should be used to enable students to explore mapmaking as a useful service/industry. Students then can begin to make connections be...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  10.   Mental Cartography
Mental Cartography Rationale A basic knowledge of geography is essential to understanding an interdependent and rapidly changing world. Unfortunately, many students today have distorted images of people and places that of vital importance to the United States. This lesson attempts to have students critically compare their "mental...
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    Grade Level: K-12


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