OER Commons - Keywords: Maps http://www.oercommons.org daily 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 MAPS ETC: United States Demographics http://www.oercommons.org/courses/maps-etc-historic-maps-for-teachers-and-students This collection of maps from MAPS ETC show demographic information for the United states ranging from 1700 to the early 20th century. Social Sciences 2014-03-23T01:18:01 Course Related Materials CIA Maps http://www.oercommons.org/courses/cia-maps A collection of downloadable maps for countries around the world. Map features include Administration, Physiography, and Transportation. Humanities Social Sciences 2014-03-04T14:45:13 Course Related Materials Map Analysis Worksheet http://www.oercommons.org/courses/map-analysis-worksheet The following map analysis worksheet was designed and developed by the Education Staff of the National Archives and Records Administration. You may find this worksheet useful as you introduce students to maps as primary sources of historical, social and cultural information. Humanities Social Sciences 2014-01-22T17:00:13 Course Related Materials Fairy Tale Maps http://www.oercommons.org/courses/fairy-tale-maps Students will begin to understand the concept of maps by describing the path that Little Red Riding Hood took on the way to Grandma's house. Main Curriculum Tie: Social Studies - Kindergarten, Standard 3 Objective 1, Identify geographic terms that describe their surroundings. Many fairy tales and nursery rhymes take the characters on a path through the rhyme/story. In this lesson, we will be making up maps for the characters to follow. In the first activity, the class will be recreating a map of the path that Little Red Riding Hood takes to Grandma’s house. The students will be exploring basic map directions and characteristics. Humanities Social Sciences 2013-12-12T12:10:01 Course Related Materials Media Constructions of the Middle East Unit 2 Lesson 6: The Politics of Maps http://www.oercommons.org/courses/media-constructions-of-the-middle-east-unit-2-lesson-6-the-politics-of-maps Media literacy and critical thinking lesson exploring bias in the representation of the historical geography of Israel/Palestine through analysys of 12 maps from diverse sources. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=middleeast Chris Sperry & Sox Sperry Social Sciences 2013-12-02T12:49:20 Course Related Materials Tortoise and Hare Races http://www.oercommons.org/courses/tortoise-and-hare-races In this lesson using the The Tortoise and the Hare fable students will learn basic map skills. Humanities 2013-10-21T18:08:35 Course Related Materials