Resources for Educators
Here you’ll find tools, lesson plans, activities, and teaching resources you may need for your classroom.
Classroom Lesson Plans and Activities
Classroom Investigation: Cadastral Surveying
This classroom investigation series includes three classroom activities about cadastral surveying on public lands. Students will apply cadastral surveying knowledge, history, and techniques to their school environment.
Length: 45 minutes each
X Marks the Spot – Lesson Plan
This classroom activity teaches students how to use a compass and how to “pace” to find the hidden ‘X’ in a treasure hunt-themed game.
Length 25-50 minutes
Comparing Measurements – Lesson Plan
Length: 20-30 minutes
All Around the Compass – Lesson Plan
This colorful and musical activity shows students the cardinal directions (N,E,S,W) and how to read a compass.
Length: 20 minutes