Students will be able to identify the map and globe symbols: Cardinal Directions; Compass Rose; Mountains; Rivers; Lakes; Towns; Roads, after receiving direct instruction and carrying out activities in cooperative group settings, in 1-2 class periods.
Students will be able to name the vocabulary words in Navajo, Ute and Spanish for the cardinal directions, after receiving direct instruction and carrying out activities in cooperative group settings, in 1 class period.
Students will be able to locate the local community, surrounding communities and major geographic features of the SE Utah and the Four-Corners region on a map, after receiving direct instruction and carrying out activities in cooperative group settings.
Each activity download has a list of contents with a brief description of each of the items, a lesson plan for the science night planner, and table top documents for the night of the event.These could be easily adapted to use in the classroom for preschoolers.
This activity uses Patricia Polacco's book "Thunder Cake" to help students understand how daily life has changed over the past 150 years.
The students will learn the difference between inherited and acquired traits. They will fill out a chart of traits for their classmates and identify which of them are inherited.