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Maps and Globes

Recognize that maps and globes are representations or models of specific places. 1.3.1 a

Links verified 1/3/2015

  1. Create a Tennis Ball Globe - students create a Tennis Ball Globe, allowing them to see how a spherical Earth can be shown as one type of flat map An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  2. Map My Room - activity to help students understand mapping A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Merriam Webster's Atlas - For more maps and geographical information, select a country or state from the pull-down menus at this site

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print



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