Tracing Highs and Lows in San Francisco

On a topographic map, high schoolers identify the scale bar, north arrow, and contour interval. They then locate a hill on the map and make note of the contour lines. Students then locate other places with similar contour line patterns. Additionally high schoolers locate a valley or basin, slopes and hikes.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning