Water Coverage: Using Circle Graphs to Understand the Earth

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will discover the numerical relationship between water and land on the Earth’s surface by conducting an experiment and then creating graphs to display these statistics.
Author: 
Pam Van Arsdale
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
8: The characteristics and distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface