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What Do Maps Show?: Lesson 4 How to Read a Topographic Map

Young scholars examine the use of topographic maps as two dimensional representations that show elevations and slopes with contour lines. They read maps of the Salt Lake City, Utah area and complete the associated worksheets that show map signs and symbols, and applications.

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Resource Details

5th - 8th
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet