Racing Around Arizona: Using an Arizona Map to Create a Bicycle Tour Route in Arizona

GeoSTEM
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will practice the basic uses of road maps: location of places, route finding and calculating distances to destinations. The students will also gain a greater appreciation for their personal location within the state of Arizona.
Author: 
Wayne Gorry
Grade Range: 
2-3
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