Explain, review, and practice using relative and absolute location with this 5-E based lesson! Fun activities keep students engaged while they master the concepts!
An easy-to-follow PowerPoint presentation guides you through each step of the lesson. Lots of practice activities and handouts are included, as well as definitions and explanations for interactive journals. Students love the challenge of guessing animals based on clues guiding them to their native habitats on a map. The lesson culminates with students competing to complete an "Amazing Race" around the world using locations.
Includes: 5 student handouts, 3 PowerPoint presentations, 4 answer keys, and a teacher quick reference guide.
Vocabulary covered: Absolute location, relative location, grid system, latitude, longitude, prime meridian, equator, and hemispheres
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