Our Blue Planet


As you fly over North America to observe solid and liquid water features, you will show where certain water features are your map and write observations too. Let's go!


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  • Snow Cover on North America
    Description: Observe the satellite images to see where snow (solid water) covered North America. Mark on your map to show where solid water (snow) may be seen in North America.

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  • Rivers of North America.
    Description: Use the map to locate some of the major rivers you will fly over. Then draw and label at least 3 rivers on your North America map.

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  • Copper River Delta in Alaska
    Description: Looking out the window you see the Copper River delta. A river delta is where a river connects with the ocean. With your team, make 2 observations about what you see at the delta.

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  • Bering Glacier
    Description: You are flying over the largest glacier in North America. Describe what you see at the end of the glacier. What does the glacier look like?

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  • Locate Bering Glacier
    Description: Use your satellite software to locate Bering Glacier. Then label it on your North America map.

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  • North America Map with Land and Water Features
    Description: Look at this map to locate and label the 2 ocean basins on both sides of North America. The Missouri and Colorado Rivers start in the ______ mountain range. Find the mountain range and label it on your map. Find the Great Plains on this map and then label it on your North America map.

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  • Google Maps
    Description: You have tapped into one of the Earthlings map systems. Click on this link and type in one of the water features you have discovered in North America.

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