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.
- Adapt the lesson to your state and then assign individuals another state as independent practice
- 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