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Coordinate Systems

Students work to understand concepts of latitude and longitude using an interactive Web-based GIS map. The lesson helps review basic concepts of coordinate geometry as they move about the world identifying coordinate relationships and important reference lines.
Video Reviews: Web-Based GIS    What is GIS?

To use this module you will need to use Mozilla Firefox Web-browser and adjust the settings so you can see the coordinates on the status bar.

NEED THIS FILE: How to set the status bar in Mozilla

The student activity
Longitude and Latitude | (pdf)

Latitude and Longitude - Editable | (doc)

The link to the Web-based map

Instructor's guide
Coordinates Lesson Plan

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