The world on an orange - great way for older kids to see the distortion in flat maps!
The foreign terms that can't be translated to English
In Indonesia, people are Jayus if they laugh at a joke that is so unfunny and poor that one cannot help but laugh and in Italy people use coasters to ensure they don't leave a Culaccino on the coffee table - a wet ring where the glass has been
Map Skills Battleship Game My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps and they could not visualize the idea of the coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly lightbulbs went on! I adapted a United States map to…