Thursday, September 1, 2011

World Studies- Reading Maps


World Studies:
Reading and Interpreting Maps (Chapter 1)
"A Map is a Kind of Picture"
"Map Symbols That Represent Natural Things"
Map Reading Activity (Interactive)

What is a topographic map? 

What does it mean when the lines are close 
together?

What does it mean when the lines are far apart?

What are three important things to look for on a map?

Where are the symbols on a map located?

What does the scale on a map show?

Examples of map legends:

Name That Park (Interactive)
Historic Destinations (Interactive)

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