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#### Maps and Grids

Fifth graders understand how to use a grid sheet to locate a particular point. For this coordinate system lesson, 5th graders read and discuss A Fly on the Ceiling, A Math Myth and locate their home and school on a Mapquest map.

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#### Horatio's Ratios

View a PBS video entitled Horatio's Drive and explore Horatio's Ratios. Collaborative learners form groups to use Mapquest to determine distances covered. They generate the mathematical averages, ratios, and rates in order to calculate...

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#### Postmark U.S.A.

Students identify and collect postmarks from across the United States. They develop a list of ways to collect postmarks, display the postmarks on a large U.S. map, and find the exact location using MapQuest.

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#### Interactive Atlas

Second graders examine the different ways people move from place to place in a neighborhood. Using the interactive online atlas MapQuest, they identify the various ways people move around their own neighborhood by creating a map and...

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#### Reading Road Trip to Tennessee

Students plan a fictional trip to Tennessee. In this U.S. geography lesson, students read Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack and utilize MapQuest to plan out a route to Tennessee. Students research the history of Tennessee...

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#### Mapquest Distances

Learners locate items on a grid using the coordinate grid. They graph different distances using Mapquest maps. They compare the distances and work as a class to graph the different distances.

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#### Measure for Measure: Lengths and Heights

Middle schoolers explore measuring tools by calculating heights and lengths of random objects. In this distance measurement lesson, students utilize the Internet service MapQuest to measure the distance between their current towns and...

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#### Planning A Vacation Online

If you could travel anywhere in the United States, where would you go? Use this question to interest your fourth, fifth, and sixth graders as they experiment with Mapquest or other direction-based resources. They choose where they'd like...

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#### Mapping the Most Common U.S. City Names

Students discuss the most common U.S. place names. They map the locations of U.S. cities with the most common names and use an atlas, or an online map tool such as MapQuest or Yahoo Maps.

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#### How Far And How Long Will It Take

Students use a ruler to determine length and then fit the unit to a scale in miles. This unit will also give a geological awareness of altitude and the difference it makes in travel time. The travel time with Mapquest will obviously be...

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#### How Much Further Is It?

Fifth graders use estimation to solve problems and assess the reasonableness of their answers. They may use an odometer, a map with a legend, MapQuest, or a map without a legen. They estimate 4 to 5 different scenarios.

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#### European Union Map Quest

Sixth graders identify countries of the European Union. They locate countries of Europe on a map and pair with a student to complete a blank map of Europe. They label each country and complete worksheets for the European Union. They...

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#### European Union Map Quest

Sixth graders identify countries of the European Union. In this map skills lesson, 6th graders use an online panoramic European Union map to identify the countries.

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#### Understanding Proportions and Scale Drawings

Proportions are ratios found using multiplication or division. Middle schoolers solve measurement problems, find a figure's missing dimension, and find the distance between two points. Resource features four lesson plans with detailed...

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#### An Era of Innovation

Research milestones from the past century. Transportation milestones have changed society, the economy, communication, and travel. Pupils research these changes in order to create a transportation exhibit showing the enhancements in...

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#### Banks and Credit Unions (Part 1)

Imagine you have money you want to save ... where do you put it? Pupils investigate the similarities and differences of banks and credit unions as they determine where exactly to place their hard-earned money. Through a WebQuest, they...

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#### The Distance Formula

Complete word problems and create graphs based on the distance formula. With 18 problems in total, inidividuals get many opportunities for repetition and practice of problem-solving strategies.

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#### Summer Camp in the Classroom

Pupils explore wildlife plants and summer activities. In this natural science lesson, students identify plants and animals and create a scrapbook of their findings.

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#### By the Foot: The History of Measurement

When is a foot not a foot? When you use the length of your own foot to measure distances, of course. To underscore the importance of standardized units of measurement, middle schoolers engage in a series of activities that ask them to...

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#### Presidential Places Quilt

Students design historical quilts. In this presidential history lesson, students research past presidents and landmarks named for them. Students create quilt squares to represent the landmarks and piece all of them together in a large...

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#### Milkweed: Lesson 14

Paper Clips, a powerful documentary about a Whitwell Middle School Holocaust project, provides pupils with an opportunity to study prejudice and stereotyping, as well as regional dialect. Captions are provided to help viewers understand...

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#### FUN WITH MAPS

Fifth graders learn map skills by showing the routes they travel from home to school and using that data to practice map reading and interpreting geographical information.

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#### Map Skills

Students construct a road map using map pieces precut by the teacher. They apply geometric terms such as rotation and turns. Students apply the use of ordinal directions. They apply a variety of map keys.

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#### What's In a Name?

Students examine the origins of the names of U.S. states, focusing on names that were derived from Native American words. They are provided with lists of the names of the 50 states, and then research online or in library resources the...