Lessons for Latitude and Longitude

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  • 3.3 "Where Am I?" Reading guide and activities - … map that shows accurate distances and shapes of regions? Who developed the first map using lines of latitude and longitude? Look at the map … on the eartha s surface onto a map based on latitude and longitude Mercator projection Useful, but distorts - when it was devised people … difficult to accurately indicate distances and shapes of regions. Who developed the first map using lines of latitude and longitude? Ptolemy Look at the …
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  • Introduction to Maps/Geography The 50 States Unit - … and research in print texts. SOCIAL STUDIES Social Studies 5.3.1 The World in Spatial Terms: Demonstrate that lines of latitude and longitude are measured in degrees of a circle, that places can be precisely located where these lines intersect, and that … lines of latitude and longitude are measured in degrees of a circle, that places can be precisely located where these lines intersect, and that …
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  • Students Become Mapmakers - … this activity students will be able to: 1) accurately place latitude and longitude lines on a map 2) determine the need for various … of current study) that must include a map scale, latitude and longitude, major cities and physical features. (The teacher may add other map essentials … placed according to latitude and longitude. 5. Monitor groups carefully. Evaluation: Based on correct placement of major latitude/longitude lines, major cities and drawing map to …
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  • On Again, Off Again — The Dead Zone - … by latitude and longitude. The class will construct a master map with transects and stations labeled. This map will be used for Activities #4 and 5. Objective: Each student will: Use latitude and longitude to plot … ' reads 28E and 52.56 minutes (not 52 minutes and 56 seconds). Questions: What kind of errors are possible while plotting latitude and longitude? Go …
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  • Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone - … student will investigate and understand how to read and interpret maps, globes, models, charts, and imagery. Key concepts include location by latitude and longitude and topographic profiles. PS.2: The student will investigate and understand the basic nature of matter. Sci6.6: The student will investigate and
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  • Around the World in 5 Days - … , equator, latitude, longitude, and political boundaries. Explain what they mean, or you can ask the students to explain these indicators. 5. Using latitude and longitude, show them how to find and locate the approximate area of the city in … map using latitude and longitude. (See Rubric for World Map Check in Associated File) c. Students divide into groups and choose one continent and country …
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  • Where Am I: Navigation and Satellites - … . In two dimensions, and using the distances between specific places, a person's coordinates on the Earth (latitude and longitude) can be figured out by triangulating with two known points. In three dimensions, using navigation satellites and global positioning systems, a person's coordinates (latitude, longitude and altitude) can be determined using satellites and the data on their …
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  • Play-dough Maps - … Tooth picks and paper to make labels 11 x 17 world map outline which shows latitude and longitude (one for each student and one for … lines of latitude, longitude, parallels and meridians. Choose a map feature and describe its location and specific details. Work cooperatively in groups to plan and organize … students as they work. Introduction Locate and photocopy World Map outline (11”x17”, complete with latitude and longitude). Student Activity First Class Preparation: Collect …
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  • Your Name in the World - … the Internet to locate Place and Absolute locations, 2. name and locate reference points on maps, 3. use latitude and longitude to locate places on maps, 4. use maps to practice finding absolute locations of places, and 5. discuss the cultural heritage and … each city on the U.S. map according to the latitude and longitude. Their map should include a simple key, a different color …
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  • Where Am I? - … volcano locations by latitude and longitude. Objectives Students demonstrate an understanding of latitude and longitude and use latitude and longitude to identify locations. Keywords volcano, latitude, longitude Materials Needed (printed and distributed to students), (used online or printed and distributed to …
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