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Geology Standards: Maps

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TN Geology Standards


Maps


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

 

Geology : Standard 1 - Maps
Checks for Understanding
1.1 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.4 | 1.5 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.8 | 1.9 | 1.10 | 1.11 | 1.12 | 1.13 | 1.14 | 1.15

Science Curriculum Standards
3205 - Geology

Internet Resources
Identify basic map symbols and legends.
1.1
  1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsUsing Maps in Ocean Research of Earth - a lesson plan from National Geographic A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsExplore Spatial Patterns in your own hometown - a lesson plan from National Geographic A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Exploring Maps of the Earth
  4. A Map For All Reasons - students identify the function of various parts of a map
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsUnderstanding Maps of Earth An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  6. What’s On a Map? - eight questions about using various parts of a map
Differentiate between longitude and latitude.
1.2
  1. Are We There Yet? - students answer ten questions by reading information from maps
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsEnchanted Learning Software's Search page - enter latitude and longitude - you will find dozens of printable pages
  3. Find your Longitude - Interactive game
  4. How to Use a Compass
    1. How to use a Compass - finding directions without a compass
    2. How to use a Compass - suggested exercises
    3. How to use a Compass - using the compass alone
    4. How to use a Compass - using a compass with a map
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsImportant Facts about Latitude and Longitude An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  6. Label the Latitude and Longitude - a world map from Enchanted Learning A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons(answers for the teacher)
  7. Land Formations - Choose any of the features on this page to begin your journey, and discover all of the fascinating features that mother nature has created on the surface of the Earth.
  8. Lost at Sea - The Search for Longitude - NOVA chronicles the seventeenth-century journey to determine longitude
  9. Latitude and Longitude - a set of four lessons
  10. Latitude and Longitude quiz - Finding out the latitude and longitude of selected points on a globe
  11. Latitude and Longitude Printout Glossary - to be used with the world map above.
  12. Look up the latitude and longitude of states in the U.S. - this table gives the latitude and longitude of various major cities in the United States
  13. USA Latitude and Longitude Activity - from Enchanted Learning
  14. World map to use in latitude and longitude study - World Latitude and Longitude Activity to go with the map
  15. World Latitude and Longitude Outline Map - from Enchanted Learning
Determine the latitude and longitude of specific map points.
1.3
 
Investigate the concept of map scale.
1.4
 
Determine scaled map distances.
1.5
 
Explain the concept of elevation.
1.6
 
Determine the elevations of specific points on a topographic map.
1.7
 
Construct a 3-D representation of a topographical map that illustrates contour lines.
1.8
 
Construct an elevation profile from topographic map data
1.9
 
Identify landforms and determine stream flow direction using a topographic map.
1.10
 
Use field data to create a topographic map of a landform
1.11
 
Interpret basic rock types, time periods, and faults from geologic maps.
1.12
 
Determine compass readings at selected sites.
1.13
  1. How to Use a Compass
    1. How to use a Compass - finding directions without a compass
    2. How to use a Compass - suggested exercises
    3. How to use a Compass - using the compass alone
    4. How to use a Compass - using a compass with a map
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsImportant Facts about Latitude and Longitude An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
Investigate methods of remote sensing used to measure and monitor the earth's crust.
1.14
 
Use a GPS unit to identify latitude, longitude, and elevation of a location.
1.15
 

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