Locate places using cardinal directions on maps and globes. 1.3.2 b
Links verified 1/3/2015
- CyberSquad and the Eye of Rom - Interactive game using the cardinal directions
- Follow the Light - Lesson plan asking students to explore the purpose of lighthouses as a means of assisting navigation, and demonstrate their ability to follow cardinal directions. The lesson plan includes a worksheet to use with this activity. [based on the reverse side (tails) of the Maine state quarter]
- Merriam Webster's Atlas - For more maps and geographical information, select a country or state from the pull-down menus at this site.
- The Orientometer (Where You Can Win "Cardinal Points") - You're standing on the center square at dawn, and the sun is rising to your right. That's EAST. Now see how many of the following directions you can find. [scroll down and then click on the word Orientometer]
- Where are the Rainforests? - The ultimate guide to rainforests of the world with map of world's rain forests, video, and so much more.
- Where is Japan - Students use the four cardinal directions to find real places on a map.
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