For many students, understanding the basics of latitude and longitude is a challenge that limits their ability to comprehend and synthesize geographical information. Where on Earth? is a valuable resource that addresses this issue, with seven engaging lessons.
The seven skill-sequenced lessons include reproducible student reading material, diagrams, vocabulary exercises, activities, worksheets, and maps. Building skill upon skill, students read about key concepts, then use grids and maps to develop an understanding of latitude and longitude. Detailed teaching suggestions, tests, and answer keys are included.
- How grid lines measure
- What is latitude?
- Mercator maps
- Elliptical maps
...and many more. Developed by a geography teacher, Where on Earth? is a classroom-tested approach that works.