suggested grade levels: 7- 8
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Expose your students to the Digital Atlas of Idaho. To get there: Click on Idaho Overview, then on Demographics. Have your students explore the demographics site, then refer them to the Idaho Map section by clicking on Atlas Home and then on Idaho Maps.
1. Print a blank map of Idaho. Copying names, colors and symbols used on the Atlas CAD map can be used. Students can use the Atlas to complete the following handout. For a printable pdf copy of the handout you can give your students, click below.
These are links to access the handouts and printable materials.
idout3ho.pdf | Demographics | Idaho Maps
The sample questions below are shown in the printed handout.
A. Label counties.
B. Label the six largest cities and label the state capital.
C. Label your home town/city.
D. Indicate population of the cities in B and C. E. Indicate when the cities in B and C were founded.
(Map included here)
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