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8th Grade Interactive Math Skill Builders


Map Skills - CCSS RH.6-8.7

Links verified on 12/24/2015

  1. Distance and Direction on Maps - Each map is at a different scale and expresses the scale in a different form: bar scale, statement of equivalency and representative fraction.
  2. Find your Longitude - 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.
  3. Gradient Quiz - Use the scale on a map to understand gradient.
  4. Labeling Contours Quiz - Use data from a map to determine contours.
  5. Latitude and Longitude quiz - Find the latitude and longitude on selected points on a globe in this online quiz that checks answers.
  6. Map and Globe Quiz - Test your knowledge on identifying the parts of a map and a globe. A quiz from Quia.
  7. Map Reading Activities - Practice reading maps using compasses, latitude, longitude and more.
  8. Map Skills Quiz - Take this quiz to test your knowledge of reading maps.
  9. Menus of Topics and Quizzes - An index of topics and indexes on maps, offered by David J. Leveson at CUNY in Brooklyn, NY.
  10. Quiz on Degrees and Minutes - Part of understanding map scale is understanding degrees and minutes. Quiz on degrees, minutes, and seconds.
  11. Reading Map Symbols - Identify symbols with words.

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