Giant Traveling Map Activities

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Title Grades Author's Last Name
Assorted Forms for Borrowing the Giant AZ Map (also available under Giant Floor Map Program button) K-12 AzGA
Materials for Use With the National Geographic Map of Arizona (Tucson and Yuma based maps) K-12 National Geographic Education Foundation
National Geographic Map Handbook K-12 National Geographic Education Foundation
Arizona Landscape Map (image that can be downloaded) Arizona Geographic Alliance
DOGSTAILS: Introduction to the Giant Map 1-12 Ekiss
Living on the Grid 2-4 Parra
Map Features Scavenger Hunt 2-8 National Geographic Education Foundation
Simon Says…Explore! 3-12 Barker
Comparing Arizona’s Borders 4-5 Barker
Arizona’s Native Peoples 4-8 Godfrey
Comparing Arizona’s Temperatures 4-8 Gale Ekiss
How a Giant Floor Map is Made K-12 National Geographic Education Foundation
Spatial Thinking and Its Development K-12 National Geographic Society Education Foundation