Students will explore how not all distances are equally distant.
Interpret properties of the landscape using topographic maps of well-known national parks. Direct link on ArcGIs. THE EARTH SCIENCE GEOINQUIRY COLLECTIONhttp://www.esri.com/geoinquiriesThe Earth Science GeoInquiry collection contains 15 free, web-mapping activities that correspond and extend map-based concepts in leading middle school Earth science textbooks. The activities use a standard inquiry-based instructional model, require only 15 minutes for a teacher to deliver, and are device agnostic. The activities harmonize with the Next Generation Science Standards. Activity topics include:• Topographic maps• Remote sensing• Minerals / Mining• Rock Types• Landforms• Plate tectonics• Earthquakes• Volcanoes• Mountain building• Fresh water• Ocean features• Ground wind and temperature patterns• Weather• Storms• Climate change
The War of 1812 ensured the United States’ independence and created opportunities for two future U.S. presidents to demonstrate their leadership qualities.
Students learn about the first shots of the American Revolution and the battles that occurred before the Declaration of Independence.