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Spanish Mapping Project  

Students choose a data point to research and record on a map of the Spanish speaking world.
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Spanish Mapping Project

How is life different in the various countries that speak Spanish? How can we represent research on a map?

¿Cómo es la vida diferente en los países distintos donde se hablan español? ¿Cómo se representa esta información en un mapa?



  1. Choose a topic
  2. Find research website
  3. Complete data table through Google Classroom
  4. Share your findings on a map made by hand in class


Time Frame

You will research in the library for 2 days and create the map in class.


Teacher Expectations & Assessment

Careful research and recording of data! Neatly color-coded map!

Check out the project RUBRIC to be sure you are doing well.



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Choose one of these topics:

  1. Literacy (What percentage of the population can read?)
  2. Life expectancy (How long do men/women there live on average?)
  3. Youth population (What percentage of the population is under the age of 15?)
  4. GDP per capita (How much money does the average person make there?)
  5. Population (How many people live in that country?)
  6. Percent urban population (What percentage of people live in cities?)
  7. Median age (How old is the population of this country?)
  8. Religion (What religion is the highest percentage in that country?)
  9. Cell phone use (How many cell phone subscriptions are there for every 100 citizens?)
  10. Roads (What percentage of the roads are paved?)
  11. Happiness (How happy is the population?) Scroll to page 16
  12. Most popular sport (What sport are the citizens most interested in?)
  13. Food spending (What percentage of a person's income is spent on food?)
  14. Freedom (How free are the citizens?)
  15. Science and technology (How much does the country contribute to science and technology?)
  16. Peace (How much does the country help peace in the world?)

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