Geography of Horror or Who Doesn't Love Zombies, Vampires and Werewolves and Ghosties?
Geography of Horror - Capture student interest with this interactive map that highlights decades of horror films and where they were filmed.
Ghostbusters - Something Strange in Your Neighborhood - One of the most easily recognizable blockbuster film-franchises from the 1980s, Ghostbusters was an action-comedy focusing on supernatural events taking place in New York City. Take a map-guided tour of some of the spots where Peter, Egon, Ray and Winston lived out their adventures.
Zombie US - See which counties are most prone to a potential zombie apocalypse and the network of CDC facilities that could protect the country.
Mathmatics : Domain - Measurement & Data
Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
- Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.
- Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.