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  • Maps and Globes
    Earth Day 2010
  • Love your Mother - Earth
  • Maps and Globes
    Major rivers
    Mountain ranges
    Deserts
    Urban centers
    Rich countries
    Poor countries
    Mainly Christian, mainly Muslim, Buddhist
  • Locate Major Mountain Ranges
  • Maps
    Lines of latitude how do you know?
    Lines of longitude how do you know?
    Different projections of the globe.
    Topographic maps
    Contour lines connect places of equal elevation.
  • Draw a valley draining to the south
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  • Lines of equal elevation
  • Contour Map
  • Demonstrate with water in a transparent box
  • Same location, same time, two views
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  • Stereoscopes and aerial photos
  • This is how topographic maps are made!
  • Aerial Photograph 1952
    Note position of avalanche moraine
  • Aerial Photograph 1982
    Note position of Avalanche Moraine
  • What is the orientation?
  • The Lowest Place on the Map
  • Part of the Tanana River Watershed
  • Have kids show cardinal and ordinal directions in the classroom
  • Have kids make symbols to represent things that would appear on a map