Searching for Volcanoes by Pasting Latitude and Longitude into Google Earth (Upper Elementary) - Section 3: Active Engagement: How Close Do People Live To That Volcano?

  Searching for Volcanoes by Pasting Latitude and Longitude into Google Earth (Upper Elementary)
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Volcanoes and Math: Proximity, Preference & Relative Risk

Unit 17: Volcanoes (Data Collection, Graphs, Addition & Subtraction)
Lesson 5 of 6

Objective: SWBAT use Google Earth and information collected from a scientific database to evaluate the proximity of human settlements to recently active volcanic areas.

Big Idea: Google Earth is an exciting tool for enriching understanding of math.

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Math, Social Studies, Numbers and Operations, Geography, first week of school 4th grade, first week of school 5th grade
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