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  101.   Satellite Tracking
...of tracking data from Steller Sea Lions in Alaska- select a research area and scroll down to find active animals 4. Have students follow the progress of their organism by recording as much information as possible on the Satellite Tracking data sheet. Using this information, have students plot the Latitude/Longitude position on a blank map or chart, or by using graphs generated on the Web. * * WhaleNet has an assortment of blank Atlantic coast maps available for download at http://whale.wheelock.edu/whalenet-stuff/MAPSindex/ The Sea Turtle Migration-Tracking Education Program has some blank tracking maps available from archived...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  102.   Where in the World?
...a, and the mainland of Mexico. This area is the destination for a number of migratory species. Several of these species, such as the Elegant Tern, Heermann's Gull, elephant seal, and gray whale, are featured in the film. Concept Any place on Earth can be identified using a coordinate grid system of latitude and longitude. Some animals migrate great distances between specific places. Objectives To locate places in Baja California and elsewhere using latitude and longitude; to explore animal migration Content Science, history/social studies, mathematics, language arts Background Mapmakers think of the world as a globe divided by v...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  103.   Blazing Laptops
...satellite positioning are helping firefighters in the San Bernadino Valley. Students will then research what factors promote fire danger and various fire-fighting techniques. Suggested Time Allowance: 45 minutes, plus additional time for homework and presentations. Objectives: Students will: 1. Use longitude and latitude to find a location on a map. 2. Read and discuss the article "Fighting Fire With Technology as Computers Help Out," focusing discussion on technology's role in fighting fires. 3. Research and present findings on one of three topics: factors and conditions which promote fire danger, fire fighting techniques, and...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  104.   Introduction to Latitude and Longitude
Introduction to Latitude and Longitude Overview: This lesson introduces students to latitude and longitude. They will look at lines of latitude and longitude on a United States map and discuss the reasons why these lines are helpful. Students will also discuss the ways that temperatures vary with latitude and will explain the clothes they might wear...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  105.   Beach Sands of the World
Activity #1 - Beach Sands of the World Objective: Students will observe sand samples and then find the possible origins of the sand on a world map by plotting the latitude and longitude. Materials: · · · · · · · sand samples magnets world maps for each student large world map for class, or a world map projected microscopes, or hand lenses scissors 3x5 index cards · · · · · vinegar metric ruler petri dishes scotch tape data sheet Procedures: 1) Obtain sand samples from all over the world (thro...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  106.   Fish Populations
...FLOW Standards Assessment Michigan Sea Grant Lessons: 1 2 3 4 5 Materials & Procedures Lesson 4: Fish Populations Researchers collecting Lesson 4 Assessment fish in river Downloads largemouth bass Glossary Updated: November 2007 Lesson 4 Standards Feedback Activity: Students learn how to determine latitude Photo: Marsee and longitude. They learn about specific technologies used by fisheries scientists by exploring the movement of salmon using digital maps. They learn about GIS and other monitoring technologies. Grade level: 4-8 Subjects: Science, social studies Setting: Classroom Duration: 3 - 50 min class periods Key Terms: Ec...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  107.   Make a Chart - Understanding Geography Grade 4
...into which geographers divide the earth, invite them to study different kinds of maps at Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map. This Web site, sponsored by the University of Tennessee, offers definitions and examples of various kinds of maps including details about projection maps and an explanation of latitude and longitude. Then take students to How far is it?, part of the Bali Online Web site, to use an online calculator that displays latitude, longitude, and the distance between any two places. At this site, students can also view the locations on a world map. Student Objectives to examine the latitude and longitude of specific...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  108.   Make a Chart - Understanding Geography Grade 6
...into which geographers divide the earth, invite them to study different kinds of maps at Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map. This Web site, sponsored by the University of Tennessee, offers definitions and examples of various kinds of maps including details about projection maps and an explanation of latitude and longitude. Then take students to How far is it?, part of the Bali Online Web site, to use an online calculator that displays latitude, longitude, and the distance between any two places. At this site, students can also view the locations on a world map. Student Objectives to estimate latitude and longitude of specific wor...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  109.   Glacial Geocaching
...different types of land features. * Identify rock and mineral samples. * Calculate density of four samples. * Analyze the information collected to prove a discrepancy in information. Prior knowledge: identification of rocks and minerals, soil horizons, glacier erosional and depositional landforms, latitude, longitude, GPS, UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator) coordinates, density Materials: Each group: GPS, compass, string, level, clipboard, pencil, hand lens, field bag, rock/soil/mineral sample bag, measuring tape, Earth Science Reference Table Field station: hand lens, sieves, digital scales, Wite-out, permanent marker, grad...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  110.   Student Tracking
..., using any method identified in the previous discussion. Decide what information is necessary or interesting to record on their Student Tracking sheet. Encourage students to consider the following factors: * Time/Location o How often should readings be taken? o How should students record location (Latitude/Longitude vs. site description)? o How specific should readings be? 1 * Environmental conditions o How can temperature be measured/recorded/described? o What are the light conditions (natural or artificial)? o How can light be measured/recorded/described? o What are the audio conditions (quiet, talking, music, TV, natural...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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