We can ask: If we saw a tree on a map what would that mean? If we saw a diagonal blue line what would that mean?
What are the two areas that the equator divides the earth in?
mLearning Lesson - MAPS
Maps<br />Jane, Jeff, and Kate<br />
What is a map?<br />Maps are a visual representation of a much larger land.<br />Maps do not show the actual size of what they are trying to show. Imagine a map that was the actual show the United States! That would not be helpful. So, things are scaled down to fit on a much useful size page.<br />
Types of maps<br />Maps can show you a lot:<br />Locations of countries/states/regions<br />Population of a type of animal<br />Where to find parks, restaurants, etc.<br />Highways<br />Weather patterns<br />Elevation<br />
Parts of a map<br />Keys: The objects on maps are represented as a symbol. Maps use keys to explain the meaning of each symbol.<br />Longitude and latitude<br />Compass<br />Equators<br />
Activity: Scavenger hunt<br />How to use a QR code:<br />You will be given a question and a map to help answer the question. There will be QR code that is assigned to each answer. Scan the QR code of the answer you select. It will direct you to the next location if you are correct.<br />Get into your assigned groups:<br />Red: Courtney, Allie, Blair, Chris, Melissa<br />Blue: Stephen, Emily, Taren, Stephanie, Lin<br />Orange: Diana, Rachel, Emily, Pat, Lela<br />