This is an introductory lesson that will have students critically explore the concepts of map projections and its' purposes. Students will come to see how there are multiple ways from which to view the Earth. Students will delve further into analyzing two maps: Mercator & Peters. Video clips are embedded within the PPT that will further help students grasp & understand important concepts. A fun & context based assessment is included which will have students analyze a variety of maps & then be challenged to determine what each map’s purpose is.
• One 41 slide PowerPoint
• Guided Notes PowerPoint Handout
• One Assessment/Quiz