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Ten lessons on navigation topics include: motivation for students; background and assessment ... (more)

Ten lessons on navigation topics include: motivation for students; background and assessment materials; activity descriptions and worksheets; teacher tips and resources. Topics cover: introduction to navigation, latitude and longitude, map reading; dead reckoning and celestial navigation; trigonometry applications; effects of errors in navigation; using topographical maps triangulation; Global Positioning System; space navigation and more. Apply to math, earth science, technology or maritime science studies. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Technology
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
No Strings Attached

In this online interactive, learners investigate how Earth's three-dimensional, physical environment is ... (more)

In this online interactive, learners investigate how Earth's three-dimensional, physical environment is represented on a two-dimensional topographic map. Learners explore the essential parts of a map including legend, scale, and slope indicators. Map reading skills are then tested by learners choosing the best trail to take in different scenarios. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Science and Technology
Geoscience
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
National Park Service
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
National Park Service
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Park Service
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# Whatzzzup-Stream?

In this set of exercises, students will study rivers and waterways around ... (more)

In this set of exercises, students will study rivers and waterways around them by using the Internet, maps, and their knowledge of local landscapes. The students will use an EPA Web site to investigate what is upstream and downstream of them. They will also look at graphs of flow in familiar river locations on a live U.S. Geological Survey Web site. Using small rocks and a washbasin, students will build a model that leads to extending their understanding of streams in different geographic locations. A topographic map exercise will expose students to topographic maps and allow them to look for the origins of streams. Finally, a reading exercise will illustrate the issue of the importance of lower-order streams to downstream areas, and students will be asked to implement their ideas to protect a stream on a dairy farm. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Environmental Protection Agency
Provider Set:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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