Learn how to make your own topographic map! Demonstrates that a contour line is a line where all points on the line are of equal elevation. This video uses blue water to fill a plastic volcano mold. Water lines are traced to show the contour lines.
To distinguish between the ‘scientific’ and ‘everyday’ usage of key vocabulary terms using Everyday Words in Science.
To build and enhance understanding of the relationships between key words and to practice useful skills for designing information architecture using the Card Sort strategy.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Fantastic images of Earth from space are created from instruments on spacecraft. These images can affect how humans perceive their planet.
Find out what types of information maps can show, how park boundaries were drawn at Yosemite National Park and how park boundaries should be drawn.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Maps. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.