Reading Maps

From the: Forces Shaping Earth's Surface Series

In this video, students learn how to understand and use maps. Common maps are illustrated throughout the program. Different types of maps, including ski, bike, road, and topographic maps, are discussed. Map-reading fundamentals, including using a legend and scale, are also highlighted. The program also explains how lines of latitude and longitude can help identify a location, and how contour lines on a topographic map indicate slope. Additional concepts and terminology: globe, map symbols, global positioning system (GPS).

Sample Video: What are Maps?
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DVD

DVD and 25-page Teacher’s Guide. DVD Features include subtitles, chapter index, labeled slides, glossary, and an iMovie project.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC177DVD
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592342372
Price:$79.95
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Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC177Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592344178
Price:$79.95
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