Interpret a geographic map of the early United States. 8.3.5
Links verified 5/24/2011
- A Map For All Reasons - students identify the function of various parts of a map
- Are We There Yet? - students answer ten questions by reading information from maps
- Distance and Direction on Maps - interactive exercises.
- Eight representations of a single place - Each of these images shows a representation of Mount Shasta, a volcano in California. A fantastic topographic map allows viewers to rotate the map horizontally.
- Finding your way with a map and compass - how to determine direction and distance.
- Geographical Features - Quia game
- Graphic scales - convert distances on map to actual ground distances
- Growth of a Nation - This ten minute presentation illustrates the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states in 1789. You can play the entire ten minutes or play one part at a time.
- Interactive map of the various types of features on the Earth's surface
- Map Adventures - lesson to guide young students in basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand and use maps.
- Map Reading - Enchanted Learning - activities for learning map reading.
- Map Skills - A resource website for teachers with many web links.
- Map Skills - Maps show us many types of information. We can learn about a country's landforms, weather, population, almost anything simply by reading a map!
- Map Sites - Teacher Resource
- Mapability - Map Symbols.
- Reading a City Map - interactive quiz
- Reading a Road Map - Pick a state and use the Map Key.
- Reading Maps - interactive quiz
- What's On a Map? - eight questions about using various parts of a map
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