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DK Find Out! Continents
DK

A continent is a massive area of land that is separated from others by water or other natural features.

DK Find Out! Mountains
DK

Mountains are huge rocky features of the Earth’s landscape. 

DK Find Out! Oceans and Seas
DK

Oceans are the largest areas of water in the world. 

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Patterns of Natural Resources
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity, students will investigate the distribution and patterns of natural mineral resources and draw conclusions about where copper bearing minerals are found around the world.

Arizona Science Center: Pinpoint Your Location
Arizona Science Center

Next time you go out on a hike, bring this activity along with you!

Mathalicious: As the World Turns (MS)
Mathalicious

In this lesson students use unit rates to find the speed at which the Earth rotates around the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Arctic Circle.

Mathalicious: Cartogra-fail
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students approximate the areas of different landmasses by decomposing them into triangles and rectangles.

Mathalicious: As the World Turns (HS)
Mathalicious

In this lesson students use rates, arc length, and trigonometry to determine the speed at which points on the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Arctic Circle travel due to the Earth’s rotation.

OLogy: Global Grocery
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

How far have your groceries traveled? Find out!

Real World Math: Concept Lessons - Time Zone Problems
Real World Math

This activity provides teachers and students with an interactive 3D model to calculate these differences in time. 

Real World Math: Concept Lessons - Oil Spill Estimates
Real World Math

Unfortunately, real world math lessons are sometimes learned from tragedy. 

Real World Math: Concept Lessons - Around the World in 40 Hours
Real World Math

In this activity students will take part in a series of consecutive plane trips around the world while keeping track of the time for each time zone they land in. 

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