The Location and Perspective module helps students explore spatial relationships and then develop the vocabulary to describe these relationships from multiple locations. Interactive games help students to see everyday objects from different perspectives.
The location of an object can be identified from multiple perspectives to determine motion.
Location, perspective, around, left, middle, over, right, under
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Take a Note
This Elaborate session allows students to apply what they have learned to new situations. In this session, students participate in a selection of activities that focus on science process skills and content understanding. To complete the session, students work independently, or with peers, to complete an offline activity that reinforces science process skills.Play the Take a Note Demo
This Elaborate session allows students to practice and apply new terminology related to location and perspective. In this session, students participate in a selection of activities that focus on the content vocabulary addressed throughout the module. To complete the session, students work independently, or with peers, to complete an offline activity that reinforces literacy skills.Play the Memory Match Demo
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- One of the 40 teacher support documents
The Location and Perspective Teacher Lesson contains extra information that helps enhance both the teaching and learning experience. It includes ideas for helping students make vocabulary connections, content extensions for teachers with the background knowledge needed to answer questions, and suggestions for ways to use investigative tools to extend the lesson.
Teacher Lessons also contain common misconceptions and best practices so that students can extend the knowledge into their daily lives. As a best practice for Location and Perspective, a hands-on activity helps them best internalize what they are learning. Provide students with a collection of objects to arrange and then allow them to describe the location of the objects. Ask them to find multiple ways to identify the same object and give them a feeling of accomplishment by pointing out how many location words they know.