A Region in My Own Backyard: A Geographic Field Study

Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students conduct a geographic field study where they map and do mathematical estimations reflecting a region on their school campus.
Author: 
John Halverson
Grade Range: 
6-7
Duration: 
3-4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
4: The physical and human characteristics of places