Create a map of the schoolyard that illustrates all major physical features of the yard. This includes important structures, plant life, terrain, etc. ... and what better way to do this than to go outside and explore the yard!?
Follow up this outdoor exploration activity with a mapping assignment, where students turn their findings into a map. Be sure to include the basic elements of a map, including: title, legend (with appropriate symbols), directional indicator, border, and scale (if applicable).
Student instructions, reflection questions, and rubric are included.
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