Different Maps for Different Things: A 5-Part Geography Unit! Teach Map Skills!
In this Different Maps for Different Things Full Unit, you receive 5 mini-units to teach geography, map skills, map understanding, and map awareness!
This 5-part unit saves you considerably over purchasing each mini-unit separately!
The 5 mini-units included in this full unit are:
1.) The first mini-unit is Different Maps for Different Things: An Introductory Mini-Unit on Map Reading!
In the first mini-unit, students are introduced to the variety of different types of maps, the common elements that all maps have, how to tell maps apart, and why we have so many maps!
2.) The second mini-unit is: Different Maps for Different Things: A Population Density Mini-Unit! Engaging!
In the second mini-unit, students learn about the concept of population density. Students learn what it is, how it works, and are asked to make inferences after examining a variety of resources.
3.) The third mini-unit is: Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit to Make Sense of Climate Maps!
In the third mini-unit, students learn about climate, how it is different from weather, why we study climate, and how to read climate maps! Also, students make assumptions based on lifestyles, economic activity, and how humans interact with their environment based on the climate in a given region.
4.) The fourth mini-unit is: Different Maps for Different Things: Thematic Maps and Modern Issues!
In the fourth mini-unit, students examine a variety of thematic maps and draw conclusions across several different sources! Students use these map to tackle many modern issues, such as America's obesity, the availability of freshwater, and (among many others) the world's life expectancy.
5.) The fifth mini-unit is: Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit on Road Maps and Directions!
In the fifth mini-unit in this series, students learn how to read road maps, give directions, follow directions, and understand location. Students interpret a neighborhood map, college campus map, interstate map, tourist map, and even a campground map!
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