Central Question: Which map should we use? 

Map of the world on Mercator’s projection. From the Library of Congress.

World Geography Investigation 1

In this introduction to argument writing, students consider how maps show perspective and bias. After reading and analyzing a collection of modified sources, students will use evidence and reasoning to construct an argument about which map we should use in schools.

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Note: The Spanish investigations are from earlier work and do not match other versions of this investigation at this time.

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