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1,005 resources with the concept map skills

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Puzzling Directions With Star Wars® Yoda's Challenge™

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a computer based activity about Cardinal directions and create a Cardinal direction puzzle for classmates.
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Geography: Continents

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify basic geographical facts about the world they live in and distinguish between land and water on a globe. They research the continents and information associated with each one focusing on building their map skills.
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Temperature Zones

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read and make inferences about a map showing various temperature zones across the United States.
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A Bird's Eye View of our 50 States

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders focus on state birds as they learned absolute location (latitude/longitude) of each state, as well as their relative location (bordering states).
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Plan a Cruise Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pupils measure distances and report them in fractions, convert fractions to decimals, and multiply decimals.
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2001 Championship Learning, Travel the World

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students, in groups, are assigned a particular country to research. Each group must research a game that is played in that country. It may be that country's national game or a simple game played by students from that nation.
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Selecting A Destination

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students utilize atlases, maps, and Internet resources to select destinations and places to stop along the way on a day trip. They examine and write about the reasons they want to visit the particular places they chose.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study the basic methods for finding one's position on Earth. Latitude can be deduced from the height above the horizon of the pole star or of the noontime Sun, while longitude requires an accurate clock giving universal time.
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A Special Relationship: Connecticut and Its Settlers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study both geological and geographical features of Connecticut and the New Haven area. They focus on map works and rock formation.
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Predicting the Route of the Monarch's Spring Migration

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils consider the habits of the monarch butterfly and predict the path it take as it migrates in the spring.
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"Pennsylvania Watersheds, Many Ways to the Sea"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers trace a molecule of water through the water cycle including each of its three loops. They describe why evapotranspiration demands the largest portion of total precipitation falling on a forested watershed.
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Planning a Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use a topographical map to plan a route from Doknner Summit to Truckee, then compare it to the route selected by Theodore Judah.
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Current Events, Geography

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students read the newspaper to become aware of what is happening in their city, state, nation, and world. They summarize, find locations on a map and ask thought-provoking questions.
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Where Is Japan? How Far Is That?

For Teachers 1st
First graders use literature and hands-on activities with maps and globes to explain distance and tools used to measure distance. They select tools to measure various objects in the classroom, then apply those concepts to their map...
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Eagle Creek Park (A Hike)

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students plot a hiking course using aerial photos and a topographic overlay and find the latitude and longitude of absolute locations. They measure the total distance of a hiked area and figure the area of the ground walked using Heron's...
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We Live in an International Community

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read labels from their own clothes and shoes. Using this information, they create a world map pinpointing the country of origin for their clothes. They graph the countries represented on their map.