Topo Triangulation

Middle schoolers investigate how to read a topographical map and triangulate with just a map. They convert a compass measurement to a protractor measurement, reverse a bearing direction, and using a worksheet take a bearing of certain landmarks and then start at those landmarks to work backwards to figure out where they are.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Engineering
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Lesson Plans
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