Models And Maps

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Student Application

Discover the relationship between the real world, small models of real locations and the purpose of maps.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will learn that a model is a representation of something.
  2. Students will learn about models of familiar places.
  3. Students will understand what a map is and how it is related to a model.
  4. Students will learn about maps and globes.
  5. Students will identify importan...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Make a model. Using items from the classroom have students make a model of a familiar place. Students may work in pairs to create a model of the classroom, their home, the school, a favorite park, etc. Encourage students to be creative and to label their models if possible. Have students share their models with the class.

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