Navigation: Lost at Sea!


  • Sep 4 2010 6:06 PM

    Robert Preston

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These classroom ideas from National Geographic are designed to be used with the Silver Bank on-line feature. Using the story of the sinking of the Spanish galleon ConcepciĆ³n as a starting point, students will explore navigation using latitude and longitude and determine their latitude using the North Star.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 5 to 9

    Topics: Geography, Science, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, History-Social Science, Measurement & Geometry, Mathematics, Earth & Space Science

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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions; Direct Instruction