Comparing Arizona’s Temperatures

Lesson Plan Content
This map activity has students discover the difference in temperatures across the state by looking at the various seasons. Students will learn vocabulary terms such as weather, climate, elevation, and the seasons as well as practice averaging numbers.
Karen Guerrero and Gale Ekiss
Grade Range: 
30 minutes
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface