Maps, globes, and computer software aid young explorers as they locate state capitols, major cities, geographic features, and attractions for states they are researching. They then use desktop publishing software to create a map to share with the class.

18 Views 11 Downloads
Additional Tags

Instructional Ideas

  • Adapt the lesson to your state and then assign individuals another state as independent practice
Classroom Considerations

  • Presumes class members have access to Internet connected devices
  • Requires additional prep time to assemble materials and load required software

  • Encourages the development of 21st century skills

  • None