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Map Skills

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Ages: 8 - 12
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Map Skills: The Use of Color
From YouTube, produced by Geography Tutor
How are colors used on maps?  They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states.  Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population.  Video gives exam... [more]
Found by Barb in Map Skills
July 23, 2009 at 04:22 PM
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Ages: 9 - 12
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Map Scale and Topographic Ratios
From nextvista.org, produced by NextVista.Org
In this video, a student demonstrates finding distances on maps using map scale and topographic ratios.  A life-size world map is used to show viewers that one inch on the equator equals 241 miles.  The student then proceeds to show a topographic map... [more]
December 6, 2011 at 07:16 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Place the State
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This interactive game allows students to select any of three levles of difficulty to identify the state and place it correctly. It has a timer and a bonus question. This would be good for early finishers or as a motivational activity.
Found by freealan in Map Skills
June 22, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Geography Tutor: Map Skills
From YouTube, produced by Geography Tutor
This video clip covers map directions, distances, scale, plotting latitude and longitude, common map symbols and features and more. The color variations of the map are also discussed. (02:30)
Found by tinag1974 in Map Skills
August 4, 2009 at 01:44 PM
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Ages: 3 - 7
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Map Skills
From YouTube
Narrated picture book that describes map symbols and using a map.  Covers cardinal directions.   The geography is of Utah.  The narration is a bit dry.  (2:38)
May 10, 2010 at 07:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 13
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Google Maps: How do maps benefit our society?
From SchoolTube, produced by Katie Facto and Kim Mayher
In this video 6th and 7th grade teachers Katie Facto and Kim Mayher use Google Maps with their students.  This video is helpful to Social Studies teachers who are on map skills.  This is also a great way to show a teacher how to integrate technology ... [more]
Found by SRScott in Map Skills
November 22, 2010 at 06:40 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
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Map Skills: Using Maps Together- Phoenix Learning Group
From YouTube, produced by Phoenix Learning Group
Professionally Made Video Clip- This program emphasizes the value of combining information from elevation, transportation, and physical feature maps and natural resource maps.
Found by tinag1974 in Map Skills
August 4, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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Ages: 10 - 16
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Parts of a Map
From YouTube, produced by REI Outdoor School
Anna, an REI Outdoor School Instructor, shares the basic parts of a map.
August 8, 2009 at 05:45 AM
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Geography Map Tutor
From neok12.com
This 2:30 video explains what a map legend does, explains what color represents, and population concentrations. A good introduction. There are other videos on this page that can add some depth to your geography lessons.
Found by freealan in Map Skills
April 10, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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Two Students Introduce Latitude and Longitude
From nextvista.org, produced by nextvista.org
In this video, two students describe the direction of lines of latitude and longitude using a life-size map as a visual.  They also explain that lines of latitude and longitude will appear curved on a flat map.  Using an orange to represent a globe, ... [more]
September 10, 2011 at 02:17 PM
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