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Michigan Avenue Elementary School
Plotting Our Path Project

Third grade students in Mrs. Lawson's class and kindergarten students in Mrs. Chapman's class got a chance to learn about mapping, global positioning systems (GPS), and geographic information systems (GIS) in a project designed by their teachers as part of Web World Wonders. Mrs. Chapman's class mapped the playground, and Mrs. Lawson's class mapped the school, collecting latitude and longitude coordinates with a GPS for important locations around the school. Check out their results below!

Mrs. Chapman explains the playground project to her kindergarten class.

Learning to use the GPS


Mrs. Chapman's class, hard at work, mapping their playground.

Lesson Plan

School Map and Data

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