A complete and comprehensive 133-page booklet for an extensive range of Geography map skills. Each skill has a detailed explanation and examples for students understanding and knowledge. There are also hundreds of activities and questions covering each skill which utilise the maps and sources included in the Appendix of the booklet. Detailed answers to these activities and questions are also included.
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There are 25 chapters as follows:
Latitude and longitude-degrees and minutes 2. Longitude and time zones 3. Climate Statistics and Graphs 4. Cold fronts and Warm fronts 5. Weather maps and satellite images 6. Quadrants, Area References & Grid Reference 7.Directions and Bearings 8. Legends, built and biophysical features 9.Interpreting and determining scales 10.Distance and Time 11.Calculating areas 12. Calculating Densities 13. Contour and heights 14. Local Relief and differences in elevation 15.Gradients 16. Cross sections and Vertical Exaggeration 17. Transect 18. Pie Graphs 19. Proportional bar graphs 20.Calculating absolute and relative differences 21. Ternary graphs 22.Population Pyramids 23. Precis, Choropleth and Isoline Maps 24. Relationships on topographic maps 25. Hints
The maps and sources are all Australian but the skills can be used universally. This booklet is perfect for revision, independent learning or homework.