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The Great Topo Race

Students create a three dimensional island out of cardboard to examine how to read and use a topographical map. They make sure that their island can sustain life and that it has one volcanic mountain peak. They trace the parts of their island to create a topographic map with a key.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 11th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
1998
Included Materials
  • Worksheet