The world is a vast place! Cartographers designed latitude and longitude coordinates to help identify the absolute location of a place on the Earth.
This 26 page SmartBoard presentation in designed for instructional purposes, and breaks down this abstract concept for younger learners to understand. It also includes two interactive activities at the end, allowing students to test out their new knowledge of latitude and longitude.
This presentation includes
* What is latitude?
* What is longitude?
* Why are they used?
* How do we measure them?
* How do we interpret the coordinates?
* How can we use them to find a place on the Earth?
Geography is a high-interest, important curriculum. Help your students better understand world geography with this interesting SmartBoard presentation!