Grade 4

How Do Maps Shape How We Think About the World?

Historians compare. In this lesson, students will learn the basic vocabulary of maps and the concepts of map projections and distortion. In exploring the Mercator and Peters' map projections, students will learn how looking at different projections can influence our thinking about the world.

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