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Making and Interpreting Topographic Maps Kit

Making and Interpreting Topographic Maps

Developed by SEPUP

SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS / PROCESSES

  • Students use appropriate tools to analyze and interpret data.
  • Topographic maps provide information about landforms.
  • Topographic maps can be used to help determine an areas past and ongoing geologic processes and its suitability for various uses.

This activity provides students with a basic understanding of topographic maps and how to interpret them.

Students conduct a hands-on investigation using the LAB-AIDS Topographic Model to construct contour lines and create a topographic map of an area.

The activity illustrates the relationship between the contour lines on a topographic map and the actual shape of the land. This LAB-AIDS kit is designed for use with six groups of four, or at most five, students.

Contents List

  • 1 Teachers Manual with MSDS
  • 28 Student Worksheets and Guides
  • 6 landforms models
  • 6 transparent plastic lids
  • 6 dry erase markers
  • 1 15-mL drop-controlled bottle blue food coloring
  • 1 Transparency 1: Street Map of Boomtown
  • 1 Transparency 2: Topographic Map of Boomtown

Catalog # LA439S
Shipping Weight 6.00 lbs
 
Our price: $79.95
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