Professional Learning Multimedia Lesson Plans Personal Workspace Site Search ALEXville Learning Activities Home Courses of Study

Multimedia

Britannica Learning Zone - Explore - Student Tutorial

Loading the player ...

Download list:
brittanicalearningzone-ExploreSection-forstudents.wmv
brittanicalearningzone.mp4

Creator:

Lisa O'Mary

Gina Scruggs


School/Organization:

Memorial Park Elementary School

Walker High School

(Jasper City)

Overview:

This podcast is intended to show elementary students how to easily navigate through the Explore component of Britannica Learning Zone. It leads students through each step of the activities, and demonstrates all features within this component.


Length: 2:34

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (K) Living and Working Together in Family and Community
9. Differentiate between land forms and bodies of water on maps and globes.
 
SS2010 (1) Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
8. Identify land masses, bodies of water, and other physical features on maps and globes.
  • Explaining the use of cardinal directions and the compass rose
  • Measuring distance using nonstandard units
  • Example: measuring with pencils, strings, hands, feet
  • Using vocabulary associated with geographical features, including river, lake, ocean, and mountain
  •  
    SS2010 (2) Living and Working Together in State and Nation
    6. Identify states, continents, oceans, and the equator using maps, globes, and technology.
  • Identifying map elements, including title, legend, compass rose, and scale
  • Identifying the intermediate directions of northeast, southeast, northwest, and southwest
  • Recognizing technological resources such as a virtual globe, satellite images, and radar
  • Locating points on a grid
  •  

     


    Alabama Virtual Library
    Alabama Virtual Library

    Hosted by Alabama Supercomputer Authority
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    The Malone Family Foundation
    The Malone Family Foundation
    Best of the Web