Paint My Counties: Mapcoloring the Counties of AZ

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Legacy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In 1983, Arizona went from 14 counties to 15 with the addition of La Paz County. Mapcoloring is connected to graph theory in mathematics. Combining these geography facts with math skills gives students a chance to use logic to learn the counties.
Author: 
Sara Jenkins
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information