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This worksheet is designed for a 6th grade SS class.
Students will need three different colored pencils for the map activity.
Students will review the characteristics of the three main climatic zones: polar, temperate and tropical.
For the map activity they will:
Shade all land between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn “Tropical”
Shade all land from the 23.5°N to 66.5°N and 23.5°S to 66.5°S “Temperate”
Shade all land north of 66.5°N and all land south of 66.5°S “Polar”
They will then answer questions based on their map and the notes above.