Wednesday, August 29, 2012

World Studies: 1-1, 1-2, 1-3



World Studies:

Reading and Interpreting Maps (Workbook Activities)

"A Map is a Kind of Picture"

"Map Symbols That Represent Natural Things"

"Map Symbols That Represent Man-Made Things"

Map Reading Activity (Online)
http://www.webrangers.us/activities/readingmap/


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:

http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2011/05/examples-of-map-legends.html

Name That Park (Interactive)

http://www.webrangers.us/activities/namethatpark/one_one.cfm

Historic Destinations (Interactive)

http://www.history.com/interactives/historic-destinations

http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/11/world-studies-north-america.html

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