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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The five lessons in the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making Module teach middle schoolers a five-step decision-making process. Through a series of games and activities, participants learn how to gather...
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Absolute Location

For Students 6th - 8th
How do we know where we are in the world? A presentation for middle schoolers explains absolute location and other geography terms such as relative location. It also gives scholars the opportunity to practice finding absolute location on...
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Five Themes of Iceland

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
How do the five themes of geography relate to the country of Iceland? Pupils learn about everything from the differences between relative and absolute location to how humans both adapt and change the environment. The presentation...
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Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars warm-up their map skills with a discussion using location words to describe familiar places. An engaging video informs class members about latitude and longitude. Three leveled activities extend the learning experience for...
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Where On Earth Are You?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What do we use to determine the exact locations on the earth? Your kids can learn all about compass roses and latitude and longitude. Test understanding with the five reading comprehension questions included on the page.
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Just an Ordinary Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young sociologists identify how technology has impacted the traditional culture of Romania as they read and discuss "Just an Ordinary Day'" by Nina Porzucki. A lesson encourages learners to study Romania's history and present, including...
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Geography/Current Events Project

For Teachers 4th
Using the Balkan region as an example, fourth graders review the five themes of geography as a class. They identify the physical and human characteristics of a region before labeling the countries and landforms on a map. They then...
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Plotting A Hurricane Using latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore map and plotting skills by tracing the movement s of hurricanes through the Earth's systems. a hurricane map is developed from daily media reports.
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Where In the World Am I?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners identify their location in the world after studying latitude, longitude, relative location, and absolute location. They use assigned web site to find information to make a flipbook that answers questions about their location in...
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Where are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts instructional activity, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and...
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Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How much does your class know about Puerto RIco? How much can they learn from the back of a 2009 quarter? Use the coin, part of a series of quarters that depict US territories, to teach learners about the geography, culture, and history...
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Absolute Location

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the geographic concept of absolute location. Using a variety of resources, they create a life-size classroom grid and locate the coordinates of a point, identify latitude and longitude of different locations, and...
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Tectonic Plates, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Challenge geography classes to locate the major volcanoes and earthquake faults on a world map. In groups, they identify the pattern made and examine the relationship between the locations of the faults and volcanoes and tectonic plates....
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Learning About Location: Charting the Path of the George W. Elder

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students acquire a working knowledge of the geographical concepts: absolute location, relative location, longitude and latitude. They analyze primary sources that shows the physical and human characteristics of the places along the 1899...
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Absolute Location Using GPS Technology

For Teachers 9th
GPS is great for identifying your position, but is it finding your relative or absolute location? Ninth graders explore the difference between absolute and relative location, use the standard grid system coordinate system, and use GPS to...
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Where in The World Am I?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of absolution location. In this geography skills lesson, students discuss how to identify and locate latitude and longitude. Students play a game to reinforce the skills.
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What do Maps Show?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders practice the skill of reading maps.  In this geography lesson, 8th graders participate in a classroom lecture on how to read a map. 
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States and Capitals - Lesson 4 - U.S. Political Map

For Students 4th - 6th
In this U.S. state capitals learning exercise, students identify the capital cities of the 50 states using the latitude and longitude coordinates provided.
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Globe Lesson 8 - Locating Places - Grade 6+

For Students 6th - 8th
In this absolute location worksheet, students read a 2-paragraph review of locating places and respond to 16 short answer questions.
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Locating Places

For Students 4th - 5th
In this locating places worksheet, students locate locations by referring to the absolute locations and finding out the coordinates for each location. Students complete 16 problems.
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Where In The World Is Bermuda?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate the Island of Bermuda, and identify its absolute and relative location.