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Map Skills

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Ages: 6 - 18
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 - 15
How to Make a Map | Geography for Kids | Made by Red Cat Reading
From YouTube, produced by Red Car Reading
Do you want to know how to make a map? Watch this video to learn how! (05:09)
October 28, 2018 at 10:42 AM
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Ages: 9 - 12
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: 3 - 7
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.  (02:38)
May 10, 2010 at 07:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
How to Make a Compass
From YouTube
If you have water, you may be able to make a rudimentary compass. Learn how with this thirty-second video. (00:29)
October 10, 2011 at 06:30 PM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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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Ages: 10 - 18
Las proyecciones cartográficas (en español)
From practicopedia.com, produced by Practicopedia
Hay tres tipos diferentes de proyecciones sobre la Tierra. Todas intentan que se produzca la mínima distorsión posible sobre la zona que queremos representar. Según el lugar de la Tierra, elegiremos una u otra proyección. (1:20)
February 29, 2012 at 04:28 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
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. (01:39)
Found by tinag1974 in Map Skills
August 4, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
How to Understand Map Features to Navigate
From YouTube, produced by Expert Village
Map features must be interpreted to help you find your way.  An expert talks about all the features on a map and what they mean so these features can be used to navigate in the wilderness. (01:46)
March 3, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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