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Ms. Werder

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Compare Maps

Why are there diffrent kinds of maps? How can they help us? 1. Tap the add button to start activity. 2. Click the ▶️ to watch the directions. 3. 👀 look at the Maps. 4. 👁️‍🗨️ Why are there diffrent kinds of maps? How can they help us in diffrent ways?When would you want to use each of these maps? 5. mic record what you noice and think. 6. Tap the check and add to seesaw

1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Science, Social Studies
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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This will work well with SS Community map as well as Sci. landforms. From PBS MAT IT:https://kcts9.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/buac17-k2-sci-ess-mapit/map-it/#.WYxbPzO-Lxs Explore different types of maps and how different things are represented on maps in this media gallery from WGBH. Maps are used to help locate different places and different things. Map symbols are representations of larger things in the world, such as streets or mountains. Students can use the media in this gallery to practice mapping skills and to learn how maps are used to locate things in the world, including landforms and water bodies. Follow the Map Activity type: Indoor or outdoor Activity time: 40 minutes Summary: make a map of an inside or outside area that will lead another group of students to a particular location. Students create map symbols to use on their maps. Materials: Drawing paper Writing materials Review prior knowledge about maps, map symbols, ground- versus aerial-view perspective, etc. Project the Compare Maps media onto the screen or wall. Have students reference the maps as they review what they know about different maps, map symbols, perspective, etc.