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30 resources with the keyterm topographic maps

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Mountains

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An informative and well-designed presentation on mountains awaits your geographers. Excellent photographs from mountain ranges around the world are includedin this terrific PowerPoint. The last slide effectively sums up what pupils have...
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Mapping the Aegean Seafloor

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Earth science learners create a two-dimensional topographic map of the floor of the Aegean Sea. They use it to then create a three-dimensional model of the ocean floor features. This comprehensive resource delivers strong background...
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Topography

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Hawaii Preparatory Students, Julia and Rachel, teach viewers about topographic maps. They use great visuals and clear narration to help explain topography.
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Longitude and Latitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pinhead Patty takes us around the globe and explains what latitude and longitude are in this entertaining video. The author uses an orange to demonstrate the line measurements on a sphere.
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The Mathematics of Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Latitude and longitude lines are explained in this video. Students focus on the mathematics and how to calculate distance using the degrees of various locations.
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Banana Teaches Longitude and Latitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Luke, a student at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, explains the differences between longitude and latitude. He also explains why they are important.
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Changing Planet: Sea Levels Rising

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Begin by showing a six-minute video, Changing Planet: Rising Sea Level as an anticipatory set. Pupils draw a topographic map of a potato continent. Finally, they will visit NOAA's sea levels online map and NASA's carbon dioxide...
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What Do Maps Show?: Lesson 4 How to Read a Topographic Map

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the use of topographic maps as two dimensional representations that show elevations and slopes with contour lines. They read maps of the Salt Lake City, Utah area and complete the associated worksheets that show map...
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Student Exploration: Building Topographic Maps

For Students 4th - 6th
In this earthquake exploration worksheet, students complete 2 prior knowledge questions, then use "Building Topographic Maps Gizmo" to conduct several activities, completing short answer questions when finished.
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Constructing a Contour Map

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create contour maps. In this geography skills instructional activity, students design topographic maps that use contuor lines to represent the elevations found in North Korea, South Korea, and Montana.
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Prairie Dog Town Relocation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After two pages of teacher-led instructions, students follow this presentation in order to demonstrate image interpretation and the ability to read and understand topographic maps. The students should have basic knowledge of prairie dog...
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover how land use in their community has changed. In this community and ecology lesson plan, students scan old newspapers to find articles about the development of community land. Students discuss and predict how land use...
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Identifying Watersheds with Topographic Maps

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students model a watershed and delineate one using topographic maps. In this hydrology lesson plan, students use aluminum foil to model a landscape and observe how water moves on it. They also observe the features of a topographic map...
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Creating a Topographic Map

For Students 6th - 8th
In this topographic map worksheet, middle schoolers add contour lines to a topographic map using instructions provided. Once topographic map is finished, students complete 2 follow-up short answer questions.
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Denali Park Topographic Maps

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students construct a topographic map of the Denali National Park. They identify different elevations and record historic landmarks in student science journals.
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Contour Maps With DOGSTAILS

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students craft miniature mountains from lumps of clay. They translate their mountains into topographic maps.
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Take a Hike

For Students 7th - 10th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 9 questions that require them to read topographic maps and interpret them. The topographic maps are not included.
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Topographic Maps Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 37 multi-part questions that require them to read and interpret topographic maps.
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Topographic Maps

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete a worksheet about topographic mapping. In this map skills lesson, students examine the features and discuss the uses for topographic maps.
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Topographic Maps

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore landforms. In this topographic map activity, 6th graders examine how geographical features are shown on these maps as they design brochures regarding the skills needed to read and interpret topographical maps.
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Playdoh Mountains

For Students 4th - 8th
In this mountain building worksheet, students use playdoh to create mountain features. They cut apart the mountain and then use the pieces to create a topo graphic map of their mountain.
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Topographic Map Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine topographic maps and discover how to decipher contour intervals, use contour lines and apply information to complete a topographic map lab. Working in groups, they identify the scale of the map, latitude and longitude,...
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The Landscape of Poland

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners recognize and re-create the political boundaries and physical features of the nation of Poland. They create three dimensional topographic maps of Poland. In addition, they compose two journal entries written in two different...
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Mapping Elevation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a topographic map of their school grounds. They focus on generating elevation data using GPS. They create Circle Map graphic organizers of various landforms. They share their maps in small groups and compare...