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8th Grade Interactive Math Skill Builders

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Map Skills - CCSS RH.6-8.7

Links verified on 02/19/2020

1. Distance and Direction on Maps.

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Each map is at a different scale and expresses the scale in a different form: bar scale, statement of equivalency and representative fraction. SEE MORE
 
2. Find Your Longitude.

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Play an interactive game on the NOVA site to help understand why it is that having a precise timepiece (also known as a chronometer) helps you determine your longitude. SEE MORE
 
3. Gradient Quiz.

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Use the scale on a map to understand gradient.  SEE MORE
 
4. Labeling Contours Quiz.

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Use data from a map to determine contours.  SEE MORE
 
5. Latitude and Longitude Quiz.

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Find the latitude and longitude on selected points on a globe in this online quiz that checks answers. SEE MORE
 
6. Map and Globe Quiz.

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Test your knowledge on identifying the parts of a map and a globe. A 15 question quiz from Quia. Answer sheet available to view. (Java plug-in required) SEE MORE
 
7. Map Reading Activities.

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Practice reading maps using compasses, latitude, longitude and more with available printouts. SEE MORE
 
8. Map Skills Quiz.

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Take this quiz to test your knowledge of reading maps. SEE MORE
 
9. Menus of Topics and Quizzes.

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An index of topics and indexes on maps, offered by David J. Leveson at CUNY in Brooklyn, NY. SEE MORE
 
10. Quiz on Degrees and Minutes.

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A part of understanding map scale is understanding degrees and minutes. This quiz covers degrees, minutes, and seconds.  SEE MORE
 

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