Arkansas Salt Relief Map

Students will construct a relief map of Arkansas using salt, flour, and water. They will then paint their three-dimensional maps and label the important geographic features of our state, such as mountain ranges, rivers, cities, surrounding states, etc. This lesson works well as a culminating activity after in-depth study of the geographic features of Arkansas. It can be used as extra points or for a grade.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level: K-4 Elementary School

Time period: Modern Era 1968 to Present

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

G.1.3.11, G.1.3.12, G.1.3.8, G.1.3.9, G.1.4.2, G.1.4.9



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