Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together
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Fourth Grade Geography Worksheets: State Scavenger Hunt - practice working with latitude and longitude, as well as getting students used to this format for when they write their own Indiana scavenger hunt
Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian - not a bad crafts project of the year to assess my students' experience with such projects.