Mapping Skills with Google Earth - Grades 3-5

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  • eBook Order #: CCP5787
  • Print Book Order #: CC5787
  • Both eBook & Print Book Order #: CC+P5787
  • ISBN13: 978-1-55319-550-4
  • Grades: 3, 4, 5
  • Reading Level: 3-5
  • Total Pages: 60
  • Author: Paul Bramley

  • Highlights:

    • Basics of Map Reading
    • Latitude, Longitude & Time Zones
    • Map Geographical Features
    • Map Cultural Features
    • State Capitals
    • World Countries
    • Time Zones Map

    Extend the basic knowledge of map reading to give your elementary students a thorough understanding of maps.

    Our resource allows students to learn in-depth how to read and create maps. Explore all the elements on a map, such as scale, index, grid system, and surrounding area. Take your understanding of a grid system one step further by examining lines of latitude and longitude. Compare the different times zones found in your country. Learn about topographic maps before exploring steep and gradual elevations in Google Earth. Draw a map of a rural and urban area to see the differences created by cultural features. Compare the climate of different areas of your country before heading to your hometown and examining the weather through Google Earth. Label a map of the world according to temperature, such as tropical, mild, cold, or polar. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional map activities, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 8 reviews
    Sara Meays

    Engaging resource to supplement my geography unit!

    Kathy Smithpeter

    Great unit my students thoroughly enjoyed it.

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    Kelsie Yates

    My students love the digital component to these lessons.

    Elizabeth Arnold

    Great unit to study with all of our geography skills. The kids love just playing around with Google Earth and this provides them needed direction.

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