Lessons for Latitude and Longitude

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  • Play a Latitude-Longitude Game - … find the latitude and longitude of cities in the United States. Student Objectives to create a game using latitude and longitude to review how latitude and longitude lines are used to find exact locations to practice estimating latitude and longitude to find the latitude and longitude of several … by its latitude and longitude. If you are using Living in Our World: The Americas, have students review the section about latitude and longitude on pages …
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  • Absolute Location - … location, they will experience a variety of activities using latitude and longitude. Using maps, books and other classroom resources, students will discover how to … evaluation and should act as a guide for modifying instructional plans. Keep in mind that some maps display latitude and longitude lines in 10s and … : * Learning how to use latitude and longitude is possibly a new experience for your students. Prior to discussion about latitude and longitude, they may need a …
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  • Absolute Location - … location, they will experience a variety of activities using latitude and longitude. Using maps, books and other classroom resources, students will discover how to … evaluation and should act as a guide for modifying instructional plans. Keep in mind that some maps display latitude and longitude lines in 10s and … : Learning how to use latitude and longitude is possibly a new experience for your students. Prior to discussion about latitude and longitude, they may need a …
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  • 3-D Bathymetric Chart Activity: An introduction to the Nautical Chart - … periods 1 Latitude and Longitude Background: In common with virtually all other maps, nautical charts have lines of longitude (also called meridians) and latitude (also called … latitude. Information on latitude and longitude is typically written something like this: 42° 57'N 94° 45'W. The latitude comes first (42° 57'N) and … find the oil rigs Heritage and Gail given their latitude and longitude of 34° 21'N 120° 17'W and 34° 08'N 119° 24 …
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  • Finding Bodies of Water Using Longitude and Latitude - … east or west degrees and are called longitude. 3. After giving directions on how to use coordinates and degrees for latitude and longitude, each student will work in groups to find answers to a set of individual longitude and latitude problems. The … correct on completion of all latitude and longitude problems. Curricular Strands and Major Concepts: 1. Social Studies- locating, naming, and familiarizing students with bodies of …
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  • Navigation - … their clocks and thus determine their longitude. This method worked well on land, allowing geographers to accurately derive latitudes and longitudes on land and helping map … latitude (very nearly). How did Robert Wood determine his ship's secret longitude, knowing the date was that of the Fall equinox, and … does it show? (It can show latitude and longitude, your changing position on a small map, and much more.) Back to the Lesson Plan …
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  • Message in a Bottle - … have some experience with locating places on world maps and globes using latitude and longitude. Grade 5 Time Allotment Three 50-minute class periods … bottles and placed a cork in the top. Bottle Latitude and Longitude Locations sheet-one (attached) Teacher Preparations Download video clips and preview the start and … neck and notes giving the exact latitude and longitude where the bottle washed ashore, giving the location of the stranded family inside. (Bottle Latitude and Longitude sheet …
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  • Latitude and Longitude - … and gives the latitude and longitude points of those places. (During modeling by the teacher, continual focus to the N/S latitude and the E/W longitude differences.) G. Students work in pairs and are provided with a world map containing latitude and longitude grids. H … and political) with latitude and longitude grids. The students will identify the latitude and longitude points of 10 major areas of the world (cities, nations, oceans and mountain …
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  • Where in the World? - … 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 … , Heermann's Gull, elephant seal, and gray whale. thumbnail chart links to larger chart for plotting latitude and longitude Part A Location Map of … : a. the use of the Global Positioning System to determine latitude and longitude b. the history of mapmaking c. other animals known for …
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  • Projections and Coordinates: Turning a 3D Earth into Flatlands - … be generated or used though they have various strengths and weaknesses. Explain how latitude and longitude relate to the curved earth surface as angles … coordinate system than latitude and longitude at the polar extremes. Another common system of coordinates is UTM. It is different than latitude and longitude because when … preserves angles perfectly. This creates straight lines of latitude and longitude that make aerial and nautical navigation simpler because a single heading appear as …
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