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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 8 :
8 ) Recognize maps, globes, and satellite images.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: The Marauder's Map/Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?start=50&v=vNc43oKqQzg
Description:

Fred and George Weasley show Harry the Marauder's Map that they stole from Filch's office. The map shows all of Hogwarts and the movements of every person on the premises in real-time. The map also shows all of the secret passageways around Hogwarts.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 8 :
8 ) Recognize maps, globes, and satellite images.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: Maps Are Flat, Globes Are Round
URL: https://www.getepic.com/book/15277363/maps-are-flat-globes-are-round?utm_source=t2t&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=content&share=3838385014
Description:

This classroom resource from Epic! is a book that helps students learn about maps and globes. Students can read about how maps and globes are similar, how they're different, and how they're used. The book includes a glossary, additional websites to visit, and a quiz.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 8 :
8 ) Recognize maps, globes, and satellite images.

[SS2010] LWT (0) 9 :
9 ) Differentiate between land forms and bodies of water on maps and globes.

[SS2010] LWT1 (1) 8 :
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] LWT2 (2) 6 :
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
[SS2010] GHS (3) 1 :
1 ) Locate the prime meridian, equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, International Date Line, and lines of latitude and longitude on maps and globes.

•  Using cardinal and intermediate directions to locate on a map or globe an area in Alabama or the world (Alabama)
•  Using coordinates to locate points on a grid
•  Determining distance between places on a map using a scale
•  Locating physical and cultural regions using labels, symbols, and legends on an Alabama or world map (Alabama)
•  Describing the use of geospatial technologies
Examples: Global Positioning System (GPS), geographic information system (GIS)

•  Interpreting information on thematic maps
Examples: population, vegetation, climate, growing season, irrigation

•  Using vocabulary associated with maps and globes, including megalopolis, landlocked, border, and elevation
Subject: Social Studies (K - 3)
Title: The Water Nearby
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/water/water_nearby.pdf
Description:

In this learning activity, students use Google Maps to find their school and to locate the closest body of water. The activity includes links to additional resources.



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