Lessons for Cartography

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  • Inches Away - … to maps, scale representations, ratios and cartography. MATHMEDIA: Module 8 FUTURES WITH JAIME ESCALANTE: Cartography Students will: define and give an example … accurate.) View "Cartography" from "Futures with Jaime Escalante." Jaime's class learns about various careers in the field of cartography. Discuss the varied skills necessary to create maps. Direct students to list different careers in which cartography skills are …
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  • Cartography - Mystic Isles - … Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level - 3-5+ Title: Cartography - Mystic Isles Materials: Pencil, eraser, colored pencils, rulers, graph paper … Art Museum, landforms set (science), computer with Internet access Vocabulary: Cartography, symbols, atlas, bay, canyon, chart, coast, contours, cove, cultural features … expectations and rubric "Thinking About Art" Mystic Isle - Cartography Grades: 3-5+ Vocabulary: Cartography, Symbols, atlas, bay, canyon, chart, coast, contours, cove …
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  • Cartography -- Mystic Isles - … Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level - 3-5+ Title: Cartography -- Mystic Isles Materials: Pencil, eraser, colored pencils, rulers, graph paper … Art Museum, landforms set (science), computer with Internet access Vocabulary: Cartography, symbols, atlas, bay, canyon, chart, coast, contours, cove, cultural features … expectations and rubric "Thinking About Art" Mystic Isle - Cartography Grades: 3-5+ Vocabulary: Cartography, Symbols, atlas, bay, canyon, chart, coast, contours, cove …
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  • Fun with Maps - … , identifying major characteristics within the classroom and understanding the terms cartography and legend. 2. To successfully learn to manipulate their way … their classroom, and identify key terms such as legend and cartography. The lesson also includes two activities that involve the student … they know what the term means, explain to them that cartography means, "the science of making maps." Also inform the students …
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  • Activities - Xpeditions @ nationalgeographic.com - … and landscape. One way of depicting this impact is through cartography, or mapmaking. Get ready to see your community in a … identity? Do It Now it's time to practice your cartography skills. Remember the acronym DOGSTAILS and include these important map … that information. Now that you've brushed up on your cartography skills, you can begin planning and creating your community map …
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  • Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map! - … different maps and globes to find vocabulary terms related to cartography and map-reading, define the words, and then create an … , my life has completely changed." Mathematics -Visit the Mathematics of Cartography Web site (http://cml.rice.edu:80/~lanius/pres/map … bulletin board. Science- Study how plate tectonics affect mapping and cartography. Students may look at a map of Pangaea and compare …
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  • 3.3 "Where Am I?" Reading guide and activities - … questions are: Questions 3 and 4 under "The Science of Cartography", question 2 under "Finding a Way on the Seas," question … until 1765. Reading guide: "Where Am I?" "The Science of Cartography" Why is it so difficult to make a map that … 1765. "Where Am I?": Teacher's guide "The Science of Cartography" Why is it so difficult to make a map that …
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  • Mental Cartography - Mental Cartography Rationale A basic knowledge of geography is essential to understanding … the world. Key Concepts Location, place, movement, region, geographic perspective, cartography. Infusion Area World History, American History, World Geography, World Cultures … a region of the world. You may want to define "cartography" at this time. Now ask them to draw the most …
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  • Connections Between World Events, Geography and the Human Quest for Knowledge - … be able to: 1) understand the relationship between innovations in cartography (technology, inventions, etc.) and world events 2) hypothesize about the … timeline of significant events in history including major innovations in cartography. Have students record the information from the website on their …
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  • Can You Dig It?: Mapping the Squirrelasaur Site - … participated in an orienteering activity using a magnetic compass, a cartography activity, and have been introduced to the basic information that … laboratory teacher may help students with web sites and computer cartography applications. ? The LMC director may help with resources and museum …
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