Reading Maps

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In this video, students learn how to understand and use maps. Common maps are illustrated throughout the program. Different types of maps, including ski, bike, road, and topographic maps, are discussed. Map-reading fundamentals, including using a legend and scale, are also highlighted. The program also explains how lines of latitude and longitude can help identify a location, and how contour lines on a topographic map indicate slope. Additional concepts and terminology: globe, map symbols, global positioning system (GPS).

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0:15
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GVLIB101330
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B301