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Other

Description:

This interactive lesson helps students connect time and longitude on a globe. Learners use the time discrepancy between their location and Greenwich, England, and a conversion factor to determine their longitude. Several exercises of varying difficulty and precision are provided. The historic background and vocabulary definitions of this topic are provided.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Visualization,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 5,Rounding,Middle School,Spatial sense,Visual representation,Representation,Number concepts,Equivalent fractions,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Fractions,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Word problems,Attend to precision,Social Sciences,Model with mathematics,Angle measure,Multiplication,Ratio and proportion,Real world applications,Physics,Informal Education,Concept formation,Whole numbers,Use appropriate tools,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Science,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Cartography and surveying,Reading in mathematics,Spheres,Elementary School,Solid geometry,Time,Social Studies,Reason quantitatively,Estimation,Decimals,Operations,Mental calculation,Communication,Mathematics,Connections,Rate,Modeling,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160808723T,Measurement,Education,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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