ERIC Number: ED473777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Geotech Institute Lesson Plans, June 2002.
Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis. Geography Educators' Network of Indiana.
The geography lesson plans in this collection were developed by Indiana junior high and high school teachers. There are ten lessons: (1) "Absolute Location Using GPS Technology" (Attachment 1 Powerpoint Presentation); (2) "Can You Find Me Now? Can You Find Me Now? Can You Find Me Now?" (Worksheet); (3) "Can You Give Me Directions to the Game"; (4) "Cultural Anthropology Study Using the Fundamentals of Geography and GPS" (Cultural Anthropology Rubric); (5) "Discovering the Past Using the Future: Remote Sensing and the Lost City of Ubar" (Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Map Exercise); (6) "'Donde en el Mondo Estas?' (Where in the World Are You?)" (Attachment 1 Powerpoint Presentation, Handout List of How To, Handout Student Checklist); (7) "Eagle Creek Park (A Hike)" (Attachment 1 Topographical Map of Eagle Park, Attachment 1 Aerial Map of Eagle Creek, Attachment 3 Heron's Formula, Attachment 4 Student Log); (8) "Go West My Class: Geography Education on the Road Again (as in the Information Superhighway)" (Worksheet); (9) "Got Park? Or If You Build It, They Will Come!"; and (10) "Predicting Nations at Risk" (Assessment, Student Instruction Sheet, Suggested Country/Regional Lists). Lesson plans suggest time needed and appropriate grade level; state a purpose/rationale; address Indiana state standards; cite educational objectives; list materials needed; give a step-by-step procedure for lesson implementation; discuss assessment and extensions; and list resources. (BT)
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Geography, Geography Instruction, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, Topography
Geography Educators' Network of Indiana (GENI), IUPUI-CA 345, 425 University Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Tel: 317-274-8879; Fax: 317-274-2347. For full text: http://www.iupui.edu/~geni/lesson_plans.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis. Geography Educators' Network of Indiana.