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Globe Project

Project at a Glance

Essential Question(s):
  • What is the importance of using latitude/longitude to locate places?
  • Where are continents/oceans located and relative to each other?
  • What are the major climatic and geographical features around the world?
Short Description:
As an introduction to world history, students will become familiar with the basics of geography by creating their own globe.  Steps include drawing/labeling lines of latitude & longitude, plotting continents, and challenge options of climate or geographical features.

Grade Level: Middle School
Subject: Geography, Humanities

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