• Cartography (aka Maps)

 Day 1 Thursday 2/26/15I will identify how a great circle is used in navigation.Return Mineral PackChapter walk-throughNotes: Finding locations on Earth - Great CirclesLatitude and Longitude Map ActivityHW: Quia- Mapping the Earth Map Notes   Latitude and Longitude Map Day 2 Friday 2/27/15I will identify various locations based on latitude and longitue.Review HWReturn Mineral TestsFinish Lat and Long MapMap InteractiveLatitude and Longitude InteractiveHW: Quia- 'Mapping the Earth' worksheet Interactive: Lat and Long Day 3 Monday 3/2/15I will interpret latitude and longitude through Google Earth.Review HW"Young Americans Geographically Illiterate, Survey Suggests": SurveyNotes- Great Circles - Finding DirectionReview: Map Interactive - Latitude and LongitudeGoogle Earth Lat and LongCrack the Code (Bonus)How big is Africa?HW: vocabulary quia.com Google Earth Lat and Long Day 4 Tuesday 3/3/15I will identify ways that the globe is distorted when placed on a flat surface.Review HWNotes- Mapping the Earth's SurfaceFinish: Google Earth Lat and LongMap Interactive - Map DistortionsHW: quia.com vocab Interactive- Map distortions Day 5 Wednesday 3/4/15I will take a bearing and interpret a compass from different campus locations.Review HWCompass LabNotes:Map ScalesHW: vocab Compass Lab Day 6 Tuesday 3/10/15I will construct a topographic map from a 3 dimensional structure Review all vocab.Lab: Mount Capulin100 Topographic MapsUSGS Top MapsHW: Finish #1, 2of Topographic Maps Mount Capulin Map Booklet Worksheet Day 7 Tuesday-Wednesday 3/11/15I will interpret symbols, map scale and topographic features on various topographic maps.  Review Map Symbols and DistanceNotes- Topographic MapsFinish Mt. CapulinPart 3 of 100 Topographic MapsHW: Quia.com-  Topo WS Day 8 Wednesday 3/11/15I will interpret symbols, map scale and topographic features on various topographic maps.Review HWInteractive - Topo MapsMeteor CraterReview Topographic Review WS, Interactive Topo MapsHW: Topo WS + Study for Test + Map Pack Map Pack1. Map latitudes and longitudes + cities2. Compass Labs x 4 worksheets3. Introduction to Coordinate System/Crack the Code4. Map Interactives x 35. 100 Topographic Maps Worksheet Day 9 Thursday 3/12/15I will apply concepts of the tarpography unit on the assessment. Collect Map PacksTest: MapsChapter Walk ThroughHW: Print out Plate Tectonic Documents