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Geology, Geography, and Climate


Map Skills

Use a world map to create a poster of North Dakota to show its location in the world (continent, country, region).

Compute the latitude and longitude of the major cities in North Dakota.

Locate and label the major landforms and cities on a North Dakota map.

Compare the latitude and longitude of various locations in the world with a North Dakota city (e.g., Paris, France, and Bismarck).

Plan a trip around North Dakota using a North Dakota map. Students can create an itinerary for one week keeping in mind that they will want to see as much as they can. Figure the cost of transportation (gas), how many total miles they will be traveling, lodging (motels, camping, etc.), food, entertainment, visiting historical sites, etc. They may need to use the Internet to find the information needed.