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ERIC Number: ED473777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Pages: 91
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis. Geography Educators' Network of Indiana.