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Mapping and Map Skills

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Ages: 6 - 10
Map Lesson for Primary Grades
From Slideboom
This is a great slide show for students to learn about maps and the different kinds of maps (political, relief). The words are large and can easily be seen if using a projector in a classroom. (Only pictures, no narration or music)
July 24, 2009 at 08:37 PM
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Ages: 7 - 10
The Difference Between Maps and Globes
From nextvista.org, produced by NextVista.org
This student-created video highlights the difference between maps and a globe.  The selection shows students that maps can focus on a particular area when globes cannot.  ( 1:44)
November 30, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 5 - 9
Relative Size of Objects on Maps
From YouTube
Students are taught how to scale and draw simple maps.   Maps include bedroom, house, and neighborhood. Teacher shows students how to find their neighborhood in GoogleMaps. Teacher does not have students label the maps.
May 10, 2010 at 07:34 PM
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Ages: 5 - 9
Learning about Maps with Curious George
From pbskids.org, produced by PBS Kids
The children head to a museum to learn more about maps.  Each team makes a map and then gives it to another team to try to follow.  The children label landmarks throughout the museum to give the teams clues to follow.
August 14, 2010 at 10:29 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
How to Navigate by the Sun
From YouTube, produced by David Colarusso
Learn how to find south, your latitude, and your longitude with only a few household items and some know how. You may download a printable quadrant at http://www.davidcolarusso.com/handouts/quadrant.pdf I should note, however, that in using the h... [more]
February 1, 2012 at 06:55 PM
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Ages: 9 - 13
International date line and time zones
From YouTube
An explanation of what the international date line is--how you lose a day moving west. Voice over of a map. (2:29)
May 5, 2009 at 05:11 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
Arc GIS Tools
From mi-gen.org, produced by Michigan GIS Network
The Educational value of using GIS in the classroom. The video has five levels that teachers use to create project using thsi system.
May 7, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Paralelos y meridianos
From dibujalia.com
En este video, el profesor explica como leer un mapa utilizando paralelos y merdianos. Perfecto para la clase de ciencias sociales. (6:53)
June 23, 2012 at 04:04 PM
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Ages: 3 - 7
Maps - an intro for kids
From YouTube, produced by Larry Sanger
An introduction, for young children, to maps and what is on them.  Introduces such general concepts as continents, countries, cities, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc.
September 2, 2011 at 11:55 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Where Manhattan’s Grid Plan Came From
From YouTube, produced by VOX
Manhattan is famous for its grid — so famous that people take pictures of the way the sun shines through it. But the origin of that grid wasn’t always certain — and not everybody is a fan. (06.15)
August 2, 2019 at 08:16 AM
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