USING TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
How tall is Mount Everest? What is the elevation of Denver, Colorado? Students discover how topographic maps can be used to answer these questions and more while also learning how to use the lines on these maps to understand the height and shape of the Earth’s surface.
This title is part of the series: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MAPS?
Intended for grades 3–5 but recommended for visual learners in grades 6–10