Florida Everglades Map

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Students will work in groups to create their own map of the water flow from Okeechobee to the Everglades. Different groups will map out the historic water flow, the current water flow, and the future flow after restoration.

Historic Flow

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Current Flow

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Future Flow After Restoration

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Map Symbols:


Link to An Everglades Journeyhttp://theevergladesstory.org/journey/
Standards:
SS.4.G.1.1: Identify physical features of Florida.
SS.4.G.1.2: Locate and label cultural features on a Florida map.
SS.4.G.1.4: Interpret political and physical maps using map elements (title, compass rose, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, symbols, legend, scale, longitude, latitude).