Contour map Teacher Resources
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Predicting Ground Water FlowLesson Planet
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
After background reading on ground and surface water is complete, young hydrologists create a water table contour map. The map displays the elevation of surrounding areas and requires that the cartologists draw contour lines and arrows...
The New England Fishing Industry:Sea Changes in a CommunityLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Explore New England's economic and cultural past and possible issues New Englanders will face in the future. Middle and high schoolers research the fishing industry and the need for regulation. They analyze the topography of New England...
Constructing and Visualizing Topographic ProfilesLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Militaries throughout history have used topography information to plan strategies, yet many pupils today don't understand it. Scholars use Legos and a contour gauge to understand how to construct and visualize topographic profiles. This...
How Does Diverse topography Effect Life in China?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
This image-rich presentation is intended to accompany a lecture on the topographical features and natural resources of China. Three thinking questions are posed on the first slide, which is followed by maps, satellite images, and...
Compare Topography of Earth and Mars with a Worldwide TelescopeLesson Planet
1st - 5th
Students compare geography to topography. In this topography lesson, students examine the topography of the surfaces of the Earth. Students compare one feature of Earth to one feature of Mars and present in a PowerPoint.
Working With Electronic Topography MapsLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Junior geologists examine topographic maps online and learn how to read them. they answer seven associated follow-up questions. This lesson plan is only a general outline and does not provide the details or the websites that you would...
Geographic Regions and Backyard Geology with the USGS Tapestry MapLesson Planet
6th - 12th
A beautiful tapestry map of North America is examined by geology masters. The map incorporates the topography and geology of different regions. You can purchase printed copies or a large poster of the map, or if you have a computer lab...