## Mapping Share-a-thon 51 Files

compass rose worksheet

Practice filling directions on a compass rose using standard abbreviations.

Contour lines from Elevation data

Draw in contour lines at intervals of 10 meters starting with 60.

Constructing a Contour Map using a plastic mountain

Students will practice constructing and interpreting a contour map.

Creating topographic profiles

Taken from an unknown website and made into a worksheet, a very useful exercise for understanding what topographic maps represent is the construction of a
topographic profile.

Latitude and Longitude (calculating minutes)

A worksheet that allows students to practice calculating latitude and longitude using minutes.

Latitude and Longitude Lab (Where in the World is Baldwin NY)

Lab where students really get to understand latitude and longitude. A portion requires the ESRT's.

Topographic Profiles Practice

Students will create two profiles, find distance and gradient on a small included topographic map.

Interpreting Topo Maps

Students will use topographic map to identify surface features.

Reading Isobars

Students interpret hurricane data (station model data, isobars, wind direction) to find the relationship between pressure gradients and wind speed.

Making Models

In this activity you and your teammates will construct models to show various features of Earth.