Working with Contour Maps
In this contour maps worksheet, students use contour maps to determine the slope and steepness of different land masses. This worksheet has 16 fill in the blank questions.
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Constructing and Visualizing Topographic Profiles
Militaries throughout history have used topography information to plan strategies, yet many pupils today don't understand it. Scholars use Legos and a contour gauge to understand how to construct and visualize topographic profiles. This...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Global Positioning Satellites To Map Elevation Profiles
Students read a contour map to predict the areas on a hike that will be the most strenuous. They complete the hike using handheld GPS systems to collect data. They compare their data to that on the contour maps and refine predictions...
11th - 12th Math
Topographic and Geologic Maps: Topographic Maps
Maps are great for helping you get where you're going, but what does that place actually look like? Geology scholars compare and contrast the features of topographical and geologic maps using an interactive lesson. The resource describes...
9th - 12th Science