360 Degrees of Culture: Creating Culture Wheels

GeoHistory
GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will use math tools to draw a circle and divide it into 12 equal parts of 30 degrees each. Students will use their textbook or other resources to create a culture wheel for a specific culture, either current or historic.
Author: 
Barbara Martin
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics