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Latitude and Longitude

Lesson Topic: Structure of the Earth system
Objectives: Students will learn about the concepts of latitude and longitude, how these concepts affect the Earth system, and how they are important to both mathematical and scientific inquiry and navigation.

Files for this activity:

Calculating Latitude and Longitude (Word Document)

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