ERIC Number: ED202741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Wyoming Geology and Geography, Unit I.
This unit on the geology and geography of Wyoming for elementary school students provides activities for map and globe skills. Goals include reading and interpreting maps and globes, interpreting map symbols, comparing maps and drawing inferences, and understanding time and chronology. Outlines and charts are provided for Wyoming geology and geography. A geological time chart and outlines of Wyoming mineral deposits, soil types, flora, fauna, climate, and early man are included. For specific activities, students compare political, historical, road, weather, and relief maps of the same area; collect weather maps; make relief maps; play games to learn directions; make a map of an imaginary trip; and determine purposes of Wyoming mineral exports. Students also discuss advantages and disadvantages of dam building; locate Wyoming mountains, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs; and study rock collecting. Reproducible materials are a pre- and posttest, worksheets on following directions, a compass exercise, and activities for finding large communities on maps. A bibliography and reproducible maps are also provided. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wyoming State Dept. of Education, Cheyenne.
Authoring Institution: Laramie County School District 1, Cheyenne, WY.
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