Map Skills. What is a map?. A map is a representation, usually on a flat surface, of the features of an area. . Now what does that mean?. A map is a representation, A map is a drawing usually on a flat surface, of a round Earth on a flat surface, of the features of an area
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A map is a representation, usually on a flat surface, of the features of an area.
Now what does that mean?
A map is a drawing
usually on a flat surface,
of a round Earth on a flat surface,
of the features of an area
showing landforms (mountains, rivers, etc.)
There are three basic types of maps:
Unlike physical maps, political maps show how humans have impacted the landscape. For example, city names, roads, country borders, etc. are all part of political maps.
Political maps change frequently (physical maps change very, very slowly through geologic processes) and must be redrawn often. A political map of the world that is 10 years old is no longer accurate.
Wars and ethnic conflict are two major causes political maps change.
= Student Desk
Pepperoni, Hamburger, Cheese, or Sausage.
Now you must choose a way to represent the information you have gathered. I have chosen to use different colors so that we may see the distribution of topping preferences.
Key or Legend
What are you going to graph? Think of a subject, write a question with 4-6 options.