Grid Maps

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Clip: Grid Maps

A simple explanation of grid maps

Student Application

There is a difference between a globe and a map. Do you know what the difference is?

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand the difference between maps and globes.
  2. Students will identify symbols on maps and globes.
  3. Students will know the elements required to make a map.
  4. Students will know the uses of different kinds of maps.
  5. Students will be able to create mental ...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Map your school. Encourage your students to use their classroom resources to make a map of the school. Students can work in pairs or small groups. Each map should include a title, date, symbols, legend, compass rose, and scale. Students can choose to make a traditional or a grid map. Have students exchange maps and check for accuracy by trying to f...

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