Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian!

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.

Longitude and latitude lines, as well as the equator and prime meridian are explained in this clip from "Dig Into History with California Jones: California Regions."

Longitude and latitude lines, as well as the equator and prime meridian are explained in this clip from "Dig Into History with California Jones: California Regions.

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."

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 coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly lightbulbs went on!  I adapted a United States map to…

Map Skills Battleship Game

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

Door idea for middle school classroom. Could do it with the x and y axis, independent/dependent variable

Door idea for middle school classroom. Could do it with the x and y axis, independent/dependent variable horizontal vertical

Engage your students with interactive activities to make learning about latitude and longitude fun! #geography #latitude #longitude

Latitude and Longitude Activities

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