This lab is a great culminating activity for a contour map unit. This lab has students analyze a contour map to help land planning of a community park.
draw contour lines on a map,
determine contour interval,
measure distances using the map scale,
determine possible elevations of features,
determine steepness of slope,
Students will also use their critical thinking skills in order to solve real world problems.
Answers can be found on the PowerPoint that is included in your download.
MY TOPOGRAPHIC MAP RESOURCES:
Topographic Maps Worksheets - EDITABLE BUNDLE
Introduction to Maps
River Flow Direction *FREEBIE*
Slope and Gradient
Topographic Maps Practice
Topographic Maps Unit Notes - EDITABLE BUNDLE with PowerPoint
LAB - Analyzing a Topographic Map with PowerPoint
LAB - Nightmare Land Contour Map
LAB - Nightmare Land Contour Map PowerPoint
LAB - Profile of Mount St. Helens with PowerPoint
TASK CARDS - Topographic Maps
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