Fifth grade Common Core project based learning for social studies. Pumpkin globe project. Different colored yarn for equator, prime meridian, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, longitude/latitude. Label climate zones and hemispheres, as well as oceans. Create map key and a compass rose to display with the globe. Finally, create a business card for the members of the cartography team.
Previous Pinner: Lightning Strike. First, researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville captured this powerful photograph at right by firing a grounded wire into a cloud during a thunderstorm. You can see that the charge followed the wire straight down into the base tower, with other channels of electricity forming to its right.