Having Fun With Maps And Globes

Having Fun With Maps And Globes

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Overview

Having Fun With Maps And Globes by Robert D. Larue, Abraham Resnick

The primary purpose of his handbook is to provide educators with a variety of proven activities to make learning map and globe skills both enjoyable and meaningful for your students. The activities, which include cross-curriculum, can be used with multiple grade levels, small groups, or individually.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595002801
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface5
Introduction6
Part 1Goals of a Map and Globe Skills Program7
Tips for Teachers11
Part 2Teaching the Basic Concepts13
Working with Symbols and Legends13
Understanding Direction and Location19
Working with Scale and Distance26
Using Grids30
Interpreting Maps37
Making Maps43
Part 3Cross-Curriculum Activities51
Using Maps at Home, at School, and in My Neighborhood51
Using Maps to Learn about Our Community63
Using Maps to Learn about Our State67
Using Maps to Learn about U.S. and World Geography73
Using Maps to Learn about U.S. History80
Using Maps to Learn about Current World Events86
Part 4Student Supplements91
Part 5Resources for Teachers and Students165
Print Materials for Teachers165
Print Materials for Students167
Audiovisual Materials168
Computer Software169
Multimedia Kits170
Part 6Appendix173
Fascinating Facts about Maps and Globes173
Making Comparisons175
Map Masters181
Glossary193
Index198

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