Latitude and Longitude "Video"

Supporting document included
This is an additional download that supports the video.

No prep! This video presentation will make it easy for your students to learn about latitude and longitude! Help your students fall in love with geography. This informative video is packed with fun activities and exercises that will develop your student’s knowledge of this important skill. This best practice product will make latitude and longitude seem simple, and it is a wonderful way to incorporate the National Geography Standards in your classroom. The product comes with a handout for why your students are learning the skill, practice problems, worksheets, notes, and a word search. It also provides your students with a step-by-step guide on how to solve latitude and longitude problems. The video culminates with a test for your students to demonstrate their knowledge. This video will set the tone for your class and give your students solid footing for the rest of their geography studies. It is my hope that your students will understand that latitude and longitude played a major role in the development of our world.


Video Summary
Some students learn better through visuals. This video is designed to give students a step-by-step guide for solving latitude and longitude problems.

Practice Problems and Handouts
Allowing students to complete practice problems will reinforce what you have taught them in class. For those students who are struggling with the concept, you may want to have them refer to the helpful handout “Find Places” to guide their learning.

Taking notes is a great way to help students identify important concepts and then process that important information. The video comes with latitude and longitude notes that introduce your students to the geography concept. The notes will help students recall the geography skill and assist them in applying that information to demonstrate their knowledge.

Demonstration of Knowledge
At the end of the video, give your students an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the concept through a test. This will provide you with a quick assessment of how well your student understood the material.


Why was latitude and longitude invented
How is latitude and longitude helpful today
Latitude notes
Longitude notes
Helpful handout: Find Places- a step-by-step guide to finding absolute location
How does it work
Practice problems worksheet
Testing rules handout
Latitude and longitude test
Answer sheet
Word search


*following directions
*accessing prior knowledge
*organizing information
*vocabulary development
*critical thinking


Standard 1. How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
Standard 2. How to use mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context.
Standard 3. How to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface.


Save Money
Do you want to save money on future purchases? It’s easy. When you purchase a product on TPT you earn credits on future purchases. To receive the credits all you have to do is rate the product that you have purchased and leave feedback. Where can you rate the product and leave feedback? Go to your my purchases page. Beside each purchase you'll see a provide feedback button. Click the button and you will be taken to a page where you can leave a quick rating and a short comment about the product. Why is feedback so important? Each time you provide feedback, you’ll earn TPT credits that can be redeemed for more awesome teacher-created products.

Click on the ★ to follow our store
Click the green star at the top of my store page to follow my store. When you follow my store, it notifies you when I post a new item. Click HERE to go to the store homepage.

Social Media

Click HERE to visit my Facebook Page
Click HERE to visit my Twitter Page
Click HERE to connect on LinkedIn

Click HERE to go back to my Store Homepage
Click HERE to visit my Pinterest Page


Thank you for visiting my store, and good luck with your educational goals!

Report this Resource
Streaming Video & Supporting Document
More products from David LaMaster
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Streaming Video & Supporting Document
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up