Different Maps for Different Things: Thematic Maps and Modern Issues!
This geography and map mini-unit is bundled in two larger units below:
Different Maps for Different Things: A 5-Part Geography Unit! Teach Map Skills!
The 11-Resource All Things Geography Bundle!
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In this highly-engaging mini-unit on thematic maps, students focus on drawing conclusions across a variety of maps to understand modern issues that currently face our world! ✮✮ This resource is now Google 1:1 compatible! ✮✮
In this mini-unit, students examine maps to understand the cause of America's obesity, the access to freshwater throughout the water, the availability of food throughout the world, how all of this affects life expectancy, and the general makeup of the United States population!
This is a great way to integrate modern issues with stressing thematic map skills!
Tons of fun, good practice with early map skills, and a great component to any unit!
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Be sure to check out the other products in the "Different Maps for Different Things" series:
- Different Maps for Different Things: An Introductory Mini-Unit on Map Reading!
- Different Maps for Different Things: A Population Density Mini-Unit! Engaging!
- Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit to Make Sense of Climate Maps!
- Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit on Road Maps and Directions!
Looking for a lesson on the Five Themes of Geography? Check out
Five Themes of Geography! Students analyze the 5 themes of Geography! Engaging!
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