How to Read a Map
http://www.tamiu.edu/intlstu/texas%20map.gif
Compass Rose
        Shows directions of
        North, South, East, and
        West
http://www.tamiu.edu/intlstu/texas%20map.gif
Scale

   The ratio of a single unit of
   distance on the map to the
   corresponding distance on the
   ground
http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg
Legend


  Explains the meaning of
symbols, colors, and patterns
      used in the map
http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg




http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg
Shows where the mapped
area is located in larger area




                 Inset Map
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Unit Question leading this project: (Social Studies) What geographic tools have been used throughout time to construct and interpret maps?

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How to Read a Map

  1. 1. How to Read a Map
  2. 2. http://www.tamiu.edu/intlstu/texas%20map.gif
  3. 3. Compass Rose Shows directions of North, South, East, and West
  4. 4. http://www.tamiu.edu/intlstu/texas%20map.gif
  5. 5. Scale The ratio of a single unit of distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground
  6. 6. http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg
  7. 7. Legend Explains the meaning of symbols, colors, and patterns used in the map
  8. 8. http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/USA/Texas_map.jpg
  9. 9. Shows where the mapped area is located in larger area Inset Map

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