This series of lessons and activities help students to concretely understand what topographic lines represent by giving them a 3 Dimensional experience. They transfer this knowledge to mapping the temperatures within their classroom. They will collect, record, interpret, and make decisions based on their scientific work. It provides for individual, team and group work, This introduces nice job ready skills as cooperation in a group is necessary. A great lesson for differentiated learning. Have the students present their results to their peers. Common Core rich. Have fun.