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 

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.


Name That Park (Interactive)

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