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Zoom, Zoom: Using Geographic Scale to Apply Spatial Reasoning

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the magnitude of rational numbers by measuring using a map scale, converting between measurements and using scientific notation.
Denise Dorn
Grade Range: 
5 and 8
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
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