Hawker Brownlow Education

Google Earth & GPS Primary Classroom Activities

Author: Jim Holland, Susan Anderson

Availability: In Stock

Code: VIS7373

ISBN: 9781743307373

No of Pages: 120

Publish date: 10/06/2014

Price: $39.95

Description

Based on Google Earth and Geocaching, the innovative activities in this book introduce and reinforce concepts taught in the four major primary school subjects. 

The lessons cover concepts such as interpreting graphs/charts and using fractions (maths), reading thermometers and labelling landforms (science), practising cardinal directions and labelling earth (social sciences), differentiating between fact and opinion and finding the main idea (English), and many more. Topics include:



  • Maths (Rounding; Fractions; Interpreting graphs; Elapsed time; Geometric terms; Mean, median, mode; Measurement)

  • English (Haiku; Combining sentences; Main ideas; Pen pals writing)

  • Science (Landforms; Measuring temperature; Bats; Alien classification)

  • Social Sciences (Fact and opinion; Cardinal directions; Landmarks; Labelling earth; Map skills) 


Lessons include teaching procedures, student activity sheets, product samples, answer keys and lesson extensions. Each lesson is customisable by modifying the files available for download go.hbe.com.au.


These lessons are sure to motivate students and invigorate your lessons!