It’s A Long Way To Tipperary, But Just How Far?

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will use a map scale to measure and calculate distance in order to gain a better appreciation of the size of our planet.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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