Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian - not a bad crafts project of the year to assess my students' experience with such projects.
Getting ready to start world geography unit. Lapbook for continents and oceans, hemispheres, major latitude & longitude lines, major landmarks of the continents, and more. Lift-a-flap continents is for native animals and other "fun facts.
Map Skills Battleship Game My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps and they could not visualize the idea of the coor