Lesson Plans for 6th through 8th Grade

This lesson compares maps made in the Middle Ages to maps made during the Renaissance to illustrate the widespread alterations in European thought.

This lesson includes a discussion of the rival powers competing for land in present-day New England and some consequences of that competition.

This lesson examines European maps of South America and the Caribbean for illustrations of colonial ambitions.

This lesson, designed for Middle School students, features a 3-part powerpoint illustrating the history of Deering Oaks through historical maps and images.

This lesson shows maps of Maine made in the 1800s and early 1900s to illustrate how the state was settled and developed.

This lesson tells the story of the ways the surface of the earth has been depicted throughout history, and how maps came to be the way they are today.