We found 200 resources with the concept topography
Playground Profiling—Topographic Profile MappingLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Kuril islands stretch from Japan to Russia, and the ongoing dispute about their jurisdiction prevents many scientific research studies. Scholars learn to create a topographic profile of a specific area around their schools. Then they...
Mapping SkillsLesson Planet
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
Biome Basics with a Disastrous TwistLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
Bored with your current biome bag of tricks? This bundle is a bountiful bag of biome fun! Travel the globe with seventh graders and explore the biotic and abiotic factors that define our world's biomes. Then, introduce a little chaos to...
Constructing and Visualizing Topographic ProfilesLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Militaries throughout history have used topography information to plan strategies, yet many pupils today don't understand it. Scholars use Legos and a contour gauge to understand how to construct and visualize topographic profiles. This...
The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level RiseLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
A Google Earth Introduction to Remote SensingLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a lesson plan that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth...
Fire Investigation and ExperimentationLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Assess the probability of a wildfire with several lessons about fire danger ratings and risk factors. After experimenting with fuel moisture, learners explore the various elements that could contribute to a wildfire, such as wind speed,...
Predicting Ground Water FlowLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
After background reading on ground and surface water is complete, young hydrologists create a water table contour map. The map displays the elevation of surrounding areas and requires that the cartologists draw contour lines and arrows...