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Description

We are studying maps and geography. We would love a session on something to do with map making, cartography, or geography.  We will be moving into the Indian tribes of Texas and then into Explorers of Texas, so a base in mapping will helpful.

Key Questions

1. What is a day in your life like?

2. What is your job?

3. What has your career path been like?

4. How do you get to be creative in your work?

5. How has mapping changed since the first maps?

Expected Outcomes

What sort of work do you do as a cartographer, geographer, etc.?

How has cartography changed over the years?

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Curriculum Alignment

(9)Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:
(A)locate the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions and places of importance in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries such as major cities, rivers, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest

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(9)Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:
(B)compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics; and

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(8)Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
(A)create and interpret thematic maps, graphs, charts, models, and databases representing various aspects of Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; and

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Date Options

10/04/2017 09:00 AM  Eastern Time

10/18/2017 09:00 AM  Eastern Time

10/25/2017 02:00 PM  Eastern Time

Duration: 01:30

Requester

Ryan Morgan HUDSON MIDDLE