Maps - Map Projections and Introduction Activity
Simple activity to introduce or review information about Map Projections and the difference between projections.
Introduces the 3 Main Projections - Mercator - Robinson - Interrupted Projections and includes a "Which Type" section at bottom of page.
Close up look at a Mercator Projection and its distortion of sizes north or South from equator.
Students compare: Greenland to Africa / Alaska to Australia
Teacher Directed / Individual Students / Science Center activity.
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