Map Key

Stations

Instructions

You will work your way through the following 6 stations to learn all about how to use a map key.
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Station 1

Learn about symbols and how to use a map by visiting Adventure Island.

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/multimedia/interactive/maps-tools-adventure-island/

Station 2

Learn how to read a map with the National Ranger Services.

http://www.nps.gov/webrangers/activities/readingmap/?id=21

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Station 3

Symbols are simple pictures used to represent something on a map. Play Map Symbol Concentration to practice recognizing these pictures.

http://www.maps4kids.com/cgame_ms.html

Station 4

Watch a video to learn about map symbols.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9nOie2mmr0

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Station 5

Watch the following video to learn all about maps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vad419OSi0U

Station 6

Take the short quiz to test yourself on how you understand map keys and legends.

http://www.myschoolhouse.com/courses/O/1/37.asp