Published in association with Ordnance Survey Designed for students of mixed age and ability, Basic Map Reading develops students' skills in map interpretation. Aimed at 11-14 year-olds, the stimulating step-by-step approach and motivating resources will prove invaluable with lower-ability groups, whilst also stretching more able students.
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What is a map? defining the important rudiments; the points of the compass - learning directions; fixing by numbers - grid lines, squares and references; map symbols (A) - the symbols for road and rail, rivers, streams and canals; revsion map 1; map symbols (B) - coastal, tourist and woodland symbols for buildings and for general features; revision map 2; the shape of the land - investigating contours, slopes, valleys and spurs; industry - how can we determine land use from a map; past peoples - how history is accounted for on a map, pre and post Roman; villages and towns - how to locate services in a settlement; scale - explaining the process of map,measurement; revision map 3 - putting it all into practice.
Basic Map Reading Paper by Keith Gillard
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Pearson Education Limited
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