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Orienteering

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...
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Orienteering - Lesson 9 - Declination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between true north and magnetic north? Lesson 9 has your class practicing mapping using a compass and taking the correct declination into account. This lesson is one part of a 10 lesson unit on orienteering. There...
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Orienteering - Introductory Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Gain knowledge of directions and degrees while learning how to read a compass. NEWS - north, east, west, south, and everything in between. It's crucial to be accurate in reading a compass and understanding degrees and direction when...
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Orienteering - Lesson 7 - Compasses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
More compass practice! This activity has your scholars practicing getting their bearings. They will participate in a schoolyard compass game where they will have a specific starting point and then navigate through the course according to...
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Orienteering Lessons - Overview

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Welcome to the Orienteering lesson plans page. There is a short introduction to the topic and links to the ten lessons in this unit. There is also a linkto the unit home page. This orienteering unit is worth taking a look at.
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Orienteering - Lesson 4 - Distance and Height

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pretend that you've been dropped onto a mountain, in the middle of nowhere,  and all you have to find your way is a topographical map and a compass. Could you find your way to the nearest town? Orienteering teaches the skills of map...
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Orienteering - Lesson 5 - Compasses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Out in the middle of nowhere and not sure which way to turn? Learn how to use a compass so you don't ever have to be lost in the wilderness. Learn how to pick a landmark and get a bearing. This lesson is one part of a 10 lesson unit on...
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Orienteering - Lesson 8 - Map and Compass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Put your pupils' orienteering skills together. Reading a compass and reading a map. In this assignment the class will use their compass and the map scale to determine the distance of a given route.  If they finish their assignment, they...
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Orienteering Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 9th
First, teach your class how to read a compass, and then do the scavenger hunt. This is rather a nice little activity to do. It can be done as part of a unit on orienteering or just for the fun of it as a stand-alone lesson.  The fun...
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Orienteering

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students acquaint with co-participants and identify the practice basic compass functions and orienteering procedures. They also work together to solve a small challenge. Students then identify how the challenge of orienteering relates...
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Worksheet
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Orienteering: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
For this orienteering worksheet, learners fill out short answer questions about orienteering and injuries in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 8 questions total.
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Professional Doc
American Psychological Association

Sexual Orientation and Youth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A 24-page manual provides principals, educators, and other school personnel with factual information about sexual orientation development, important legal principles they must consider, and problematic efforts to change sexual...
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Orienteering - Lesson 10 - Putting It All Together

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wrap up this unit by navigating through a prescribed course using a map and a compass. Put all the skills learned about reading a compass and using a map to navigate through an unknown course. Each learner should have a control card...
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Orienteering - Lesson 3 - Topographical Maps and Contour Lines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn how to read a topographical map and understand what the contour lines mean. Explore longitude and latitude. Find a cliff, a valley, a mountain peak, and more. This is just one of the ten lessons in this unit on oreinteering....
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Dream of a Nation

Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers aren't too young to feel strongly about politics, social issues, consumer rights, or environmental problems. Demonstrate the first steps toward social change with a project about action-oriented writing. Eighth graders...
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Forest Fun

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore orienteering and how to use a compass. They explore the importance of forests and identify some of the trees in a local forest.
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AP Test Prep
College Board

Object-Oriented Design

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Just jump in with both feet. To better teach Java, one must think Java. The College Board built document immerses teachers in object-oriented design by providing several resources for use. Resources include teaching strategies, design...
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Orienteering: Map Skills

For Teachers K - 4th
Students use a map to locate six specific landmarks on a course using a map. They identify how maps can help us and write a paragraph describing how to get from one landmark to another on the map.
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Orienteering: Welcome to the Jungle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work together in groups to complete a treasure hunt. Using the school grounds, they search for pictures and stuffed animals of different species. They use a GPS to locate them and record which habitat they live. They calculate...
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Perkins School for the Blind

Rolling Along

For Teachers 1st - 12th
I cannot stress enough how important orientation and mobility training is for learners with visual impairments. To practice maintaining their balance, as well as work on building the confidence to participate in recreational sports,...
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Interactive
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Murder on the Orient Express Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Orienteering - Lesson 1 - Maps & Map Scales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 1 of 10 lessons in this orienteering unit is about maps and map scales. After all, orienteering is all about maps, compasses, and finding ones' way around. It is imperative to be able to read maps and understand the relevance of...
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Orienteering: Map Skills

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars discover orienteering. In this orienteering lesson, students search for six specific landmarks. Young scholars brainstorm how maps and landmarks are helpful.
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Orienteering - Lesson 2 - Topographical Maps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One of the most important skills in orienteering is being able to read a topographical map. Understanding the contour lines and symbols and the scale of the map will make planning your route so much better. In this lesson, partners get...

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