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  • Around the World at 30o North Latitude - … . Geography Standards: 1 - How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information. 7 - The physical processes … of maps and atlases, the student will experience the "trip". The group activity will strengthen their knowledge base of a particular region and will … when packing for an unfamiliar destination, ie., atlas, AAA, encyclopedias, maps, and other resources. Procedure: 1. Write the date on the chalkboard …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-8
  • Maps and Atlases - … Skills Maps and Atlases From the Student Web Page Map Machine Use this Map Machine to create many different kinds of maps! View the first map by … -up menu and look at the map. To learn what the different colors mean, look to the right of the map and click Map Key. About the site At this site, students can use sophisticated computer technology to create dynamic maps. Maps can …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Destination: Anywhere - Stopping Along the Way - … Materials and Resources Activity Description Internet Resources Grade level: Upper Elementary Subject Area: Math, Social Studies Brief Description Students use atlases, maps, and Web … reading maps. Learn about the culture and history of a city or point of interest. Materials and Resources In developing our lessons and activities … software requirements: None. Classroom materials: Current United States road maps and atlases; paper and colored pencils, markers or crayons. Internet access: A medium-speed …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
  • East to West: Africa's Influence on Mexico - … Geographic Standards: 1. How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective … Search of the Mayans video - blackline maps of MesoAmerica - world maps /atlases depicting Africa, the Atlantic and MesoAmerica (maps should show ocean currents, trade winds … a blank map of MesoAmerica. Students should also indicate possible travel routes, from Africa to Central America using the maps and atlases available. 6 …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Uses of Water: Past and Present - … #1: The World in Spatial Terms Local and provincial maps and atlases Description of places, what’s old and what’s new Oceans Scope & Sequence … geographic information, draw conclusions and make generalizations Additional Resources, Materials and Equipment Required: Black Line Master map of Nunavut Atlases Local volunteers to visit … map and/or globe depicting Nunavut and its 28 communities. Main Objective: The goal of the lesson is to have the students recognize and
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  • Lesson 3 - Immigration in the Connecticut River Valley - … Outcomes Understandings Students will understand: Immigration reshaped the demographics and culture of Deerfield and the Connecticut River Valley. There were numerous factors … and the United Browser States and see how it changes between 1870-1920. 2. Look at immigration areas on historical maps in print atlases. Ellis Island Use maps and atlases
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • Community Awareness – A Place Called Fairfax - … variety of maps. It can be used early in the year to determine student's relative comfort with using maps and atlases as well as during a study of local government to reinforce a sense of community and a need … mapping and zoning) and how this affects local governance. Materials ? Enclosed map masters ? A wall map or transparency of the United States ? A wall map or …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Assessing and Making Maps - … , and technologies to acquire, process, and report information. (Standard 1) Materials The class will need computers with Internet access, and a collection of maps and atlases to share. Each student (or pair of students) will need tag or poster board, pencils, pens and markers for map-making …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-8
  • Mapping My Way Around - … stations.) STATION 1: Place different maps and atlases in a station for students to practice this procedure with maps of other places important to … people, places, and things on the maps. Look for absolute (north, south, east, west) and relative location in 3D representation of map, and that the student properly identifies and locates …
    User Rating: Grade Level: K-2
  • Plot Mobiles - … , middle, and end) to create a plot mobile. 3. Reinforce with students the idea that making some type of plot map will help them comprehend the story sequence of events. connecting across the curriculum Social Studies Have students use maps and atlases to locate the countries and regions of the world that are the sources …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
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