Students in grades 9-12 examine maps representing census data from the last 100 years and generate and find answers to research questions. Useful as an introduction to maps and globes, but gives a skewed American-centric view of the world. The map legend explains what the colors mean. Latitude and Longitude Latitude shown as a horizontal line is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a point north or south of the Equator. Teachers can sign up for a free account. Add color, labels, stickers or even a gold star to mark your own position in the world. Print, Cut and Customize The pdf file is set up for letter-size paper and will give you a globe a little more than six inches in diameter.
The wide variety of learning opportunities imbedded within the globe keeps them coming back for more fun. Flat maps distort the shape of the Earth because they are two dimensional projections of the real three dimensional surface. They also discuss how temperature varies with latitude. Find games include: Find Continents, Countries, Capitals, Waterways, Cities. They also study how people live on Earth. Human Characteristics: bridges, roads, buildings, culture and language.
That way, your globe can be customized to show political boundaries, , or whatever else you might want to see depicted on a three-dimensional planet Earth. Many lesson plans and activities for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. We got it for a four year old who currently listens to all the National Anthems, and it helps convey the idea that some family are far away and just how far away they are. Follow along with these instructions and learn how to make a globe. People depend on the environment. World Discovery Book: The included World Discovery book includes a tremendous amount of fun information, maps and more, such as: World Flags, Supplemental United States Map, Flags of the United States Europe Map, Lakes and rivers, Landmarks, Oceans, Standard Time Zones, World Mountain Peaks, Olympic Games Host Cities, Animals, Food, Explorers, Internal Structure of the Earth and Moon, Moon Map, The Solar System, The Northern Sky Constellations , The Southern Sky Constellations and much more! Touch the wireless Intellipen to the globe or book to play games, explore, and discover amazing educational facts about the world.
If you choose to laminate layers of card, be sure not to use too much glue to stick the layers together, and let them dry thoroughly under pressure so they won't warp. The rest is left blank for you to fill in. For example a Mercator projection map makes Greenland look bigger than South America, when the opposite is really true. Students in grades 9-12 evaluate and compare ways geographers, cartographers, artists, and scientists are beginning to map cyberspace. Hold the pieces in place with tape on the back side, if necessary.
Touch different categories to learn more exciting information about the world. Geographers also discuss relative location. The included World Discovery Book features maps, world flags, landmarks, animals, dinosaurs, foods, explorers, moon maps, sky maps, and more! The illustrations are colorful and engaging through elementary level students, but probably too young for junior highers. Like political maps, physical maps can help you understand specific characteristics of places. You have probably used all of these different types of maps. The hole in the center of the reinforcement piece should help you hold on to it to get a good fit. This video explains how to read each and compares and contrasts the when each is best-used.
There are many different types of flat maps. Why would people leave or move to the country jobs, family, climate, war? Once you have each quarter assembled, glue the two halves of the Northern Hemisphere together with their tabs, and do the same for the Southern Hemisphere. Supports the Common Core State Standards We have been through this book several times, maybe once a year, and I think we pull a new fact out each trip. To play Find Games, touch one of the find categories with your Intellipen. Most of our videos have been imported by people who want to use them with kids, not by the creators of the videos.
This point identifies an absolute location—the exact place on Earth where a city or other geographic feature can be found. Hold the pieces together until they stick and then let your globe dry thoroughly. Absolute location is expressed using the coordinates, or set of numbers, of the latitude and longitude lines. Actually assembling a globe can create a more personal connection and put the world right in your hands. The tabs between petals don't need to be scored or folded. World globes and maps are a great educational tool and an excellent tactile device for kinetic learning. Students in grades 6-12 create an annotated map of the Middle East and North Africa.
Take the smaller of the two reinforcement pieces and make a hole through the center, where indicated on the pattern. There are two ways to talk about location. The Finder may then transfer rights to you. On the back of the book, the label age 7-10 tells you who are the most suitable readers. The Intellipen will ask you random trivia questions. Make sure to match the two Northern pieces and the two Southern pieces with each other.
Email A Friend Send This article to: Enter the e-mail address of the recipient. Now you need to glue the Northern Hemisphere to the larger reinforcement piece. In reality it is much smaller. The wireless Intellipen is easy to use for all age groups. Map projections : Sinusoidal Interrupted.