Lessons for Latitude and Longitude

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  • Elementary Latitude and Longitude - … similarities and differences in selected topics (for example,elevation, natural resources, population, industry). Purpose: To practice and reinforce skills in using latitude and longitude and to use a spreadsheet to collect and analyze data. Materials: Maps of the United States marked with latitude and longitude … terms latitude and longitude. 2) Brainstorm useful topics for making a choice (housing, jobs, recreation, etc.) 3) After brainstorming, prioritize the list and select …
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  • Making Sense of a Round World on a Flat Surface - … on the map. These lines are also called lines of latitude and longitude. Prime Meridian: An imaginary line running from the north pole … Latitude and longitude: On a world map have students find the lines of latitude. Notice that the latitude lines begin at the equator and move north andlatitude and longitude of a location start at the equator and read up or down for the latitude and right for the longitude Beginning at the equator and
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  • Getting it Right! - … . The sextant, a device used to determine latitude and longitude, used angled mirrors, graduated scales, and sturdy materials to make astronomical measurements much more … ; below are instructions for determining latitude. Using a sextant, follow the steps below to determine your latitude (and longitude): Do at exactly noon, when … location and Greenwich, England (zero degrees longitude). You can relate this time difference to the distance and find your longitude. To actually compute your latitude and longitude
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  • Make a Chart - Understanding Geography Grade 6 - … 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 … Objectives to estimate latitude and longitude of specific world cities to explore various types of maps to examine the latitude and longitude of specific world cities … use the classroom globe or world map to estimate distance and latitude and longitude before they use the online calculator to find the exact …
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  • Make a Chart - Understanding Geography Grade 4 - … 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 … Objectives to examine the latitude and longitude of specific world cities to find the distance between a local city and cities in different regions … use the classroom globe or world map to estimate distance and latitude and longitude before they use the online calculator to find the exact …
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  • Reading Maps - … simplified detailed map and questioning, children will be able to read a map using longitude, latitude and the map's key and scale. Rationale: In order for children to read and successfully use maps they … 'll be making our own detailed maps using a key and latitude and longitude. Individualization: This lesson requires very little reading, which this group …
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  • Tracking Satellites Using Latitude and Longitude - … Activity Time: 1 hour Concepts Taught: Latitude, Longitude, Map Scale, Dimensional Analysis Tracking Satellites Using Latitude and Longitude Background: Whether you know it or not … . You are also given the latitude and longitude of the satellite. Notice that the latitude and longitude are given in degrees and minutes. 6. Using the world map supplied by your teacher, plot the latitude and longitude of each …
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  • World Geography - … " and "Legend" sheets. 10pts Day 2: 1. Watch video: latitude & longitude. 5pts 2. Read independently about latitude & longitude. Answer questions. 5pts 3. Do worksheets on latitude and longitude. 10pts 4. Create a list of 20 capital cities, giving their latitude and longitude. 10pts 5. Create latitude & longitude bingo game, with …
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  • Blazing Laptops - … 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 … the article they are about to read. The teacher gives latitude and longitude, asking students to identify the places they find at those … North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration Calculating Your Own Latitude and Longitude (http://www.learner.org/jnorth/1997/orientation/global.html) Academic …
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  • A Whaling Voyage - … understand and be able to use latitude and longitude to plot ship positions on the globe. (See SEA web lesson "X Marks the Spot Latitude and Longitude … of winds and currents and find whales? Evaluation: Students should be able to: 1. Plot correct positions on a chart using latitude and longitude 2. Be able to calculate a ship's distance and speed using charted positions 3 …
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