Models and Maps Presentation & Notes
This incredibly detailed presentation focuses on how maps are used to represent Earth’s surface, highlighting both isolines and topographic maps.
Concepts covered include physical models, scale models, maps, compass directions, fields, isolines, isotherms, isobars, topographic maps, contour lines, topography, features on topographic maps, determining the distance between two map locations or the size of a geographic feature on a topographic map, gradient, making topographic profiles, and using isoline maps for practical purposes.
The presentation is estimated to take approximately 60 minutes of class time and includes practice questions (and answers) for students to work on individually or in small groups. Guided notes are included for students to fill in while listening to and following along with the presentation.
Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 65
Teaching Duration: 1 Hour
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