This lesson allows students to build on the skills they acquired with 4 figure grid referencing. There is another group activity using the local OS maps (please change for your area). The 'how confident are you&' gets students post-it note their name on the tree to show where they have climbed to in the lesson.
This powerpoint explains scale and links this to how measure distances on a map, through a step by step giuide through the process. In addition to the PPT there is a distances work sheet with seperate answers that get increasingly difficult and recap other key skills, such as 4 and 6 figure grid references..
These two lessons introduce 4 and 6 figure grid references to students is an easy and engaging way.
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