Friday, August 30, 2013

World Studies (Day 1-2)


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?



Why are symbols used on maps?


Give two examples of symbols used on maps from the presentation.


What is the purpose of a legend?



What does the scale on a map show?

Now, practice using Atlases.

Activity:

Name That Park (Interactive)


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