NASCAR, Want to Race? Using NASCAR to Teach Geography

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will compare the distribution of NASCAR tracks in 1970 and 2004. The student will then plot the mean center and analyze why the change occurred.
Author: 
John Halverson
Grade Range: 
6-7
Duration: 
1-2 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