Map Scale

Third and fourth graders are introduced to the concept of map scale. Using an illustration, they discuss if it shows the actual size of the object and why scale is used to represent areas. They use some items in the illustration to determine its real size based on the scale.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 4th
Subjects
Geography
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning