Lesson Plan Title : A Map of Mexico
Age Range: Grade 3 through grade 5 (Elementary)
Overview and Purpose: In this activity, students use Google maps to locate important cities and topographical features.
Objective: The student will be able to label a map of Mexico with important cities and topographical features.
A map outline of Mexico for each student
Internet access to Google maps
Have students use Google maps to create a map of Mexico. Have them label important cities and topographical features. When all the students are finished, review the maps together as a class.
To extend this activity, the class could create a 3-D map of Mexico using wood, paper mâche, and paint.