This Orienteering - Lesson 2 - Topographical Maps lesson plan also includes:
One of the most important skills in orienteering is being able to read a topographical map. Understanding the contour lines and symbols and the scale of the map will make planning your route so much better. In this lesson, partners get to write a creative story to go along with their map. This is just one lesson out of the ten in this orienteering unit. There are links to the other lessons and to the unit page.