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Compass Reading

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here's a basic lesson on reading a compass. Learn the names of the parts of a compass. Learn how to read a bearing in degrees. Then go outside and follow a course of cones set up on the grass or in a clear area. Starting at one cone,...
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Using GPS

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify basic knowledge of a GPS and its related terminology. Students list the common uses of a GPS unit and the common sources of error when using GPS receivers. Students comprehend the need and application of GPS/GIS in...
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TE Activity: The Trouble with Topos

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the uses of topographical maps including the many forms that they take. They discover that the map features show its intended use such as city maps, wilderness maps, and state maps. They complete a worksheet in which they...
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Orienteering - Lesson 6 - Compasses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Travel using a compass. Get your bearings! What does that mean? Choose a starting point, set your bearings, move to a location, and then use your bearings to return to the original starting point. It is of utmost importance to understand...
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Using a Compass

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners determine how to shoot a bearing.  In this compass and orienteering lesson, students review the parts of a compass, practice how to find a bearing and work in groups to practice finding landmark bearings.
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Topo Triangulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate how to read a topographical map and triangulate with just a map. They convert a compass measurement to a protractor measurement, reverse a bearing direction, and using a worksheet take a bearing of certain landmarks...
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Angles, Bearings and Maps

For Students 6th
In this angles worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 14 different problems. First, they determine the angle in which they turn through clockwise. Then, students look at the diagram on the information sheet and find the angle given...
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Space Science:Wherever You Go, There You Are

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore navigation principles by observing, measuring, and interpreting data to determine locations. Using a compass, compass rose, and a transit, they plot courses and discover the workings of the Global Positioning System...
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Navigation Across the Seas

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine nautical navigation and discover the differences between nautical charts and other types of maps or charts. Students practice setting a course, taking a bearing, and dead reckoning. This gives students an example of...
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Topo Map Mania!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders describe the major features of maps and compasses. They read a topographical map. They take a bearing using a compass. They practice using scales on a map.