Program Outline

# Map and Globe Skills

Designed for students in Levels 3 to 6, Map & Globe Skills introduces the basic concepts of maps and map reading.

## Maps and Globes

### Unit 1: Maps and Globes

Level 4-6: Understand unit vocabulary, symbols and knowledge of the following: globe, map, atlas, cartography, scale, map elements key, compass.
7 Lessons

## Types of Maps

### Unit 1: Types of Maps

Level 4-6: Understand different types of maps and how to identify them. This unit looks at political, satellite, income, historical and weather maps.
20 Lessons

## Map Co-ordinates

### Unit 1: Co-ordinates

Level 4-6: Understand basic grid co-ordinate systems when used on maps. Apply basic grid geometry to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
5 Lessons

## Directions

### Unit 1: Intermediate Directions

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of intermediate directions. Apply the use of intermediate directions to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
5 Lessons

### Unit 2: Cardinal Directions

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of cardinal directions. Apply the use of cardinal directions to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
4 Lessons

## Latitude and Longitude

### Unit 1: Longitude

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of longitude. Apply the use of longitude to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
5 Lessons

### Unit 2: Latitude

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of latitude. Apply the use of latitude to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
6 Lessons

### Unit 3: Latitude and Longitude

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of latitude and longitude applied together. Apply the use of latitude and longitude together to locate and compare positions between items on maps.
7 Lessons

## Scales

### Unit 1: Scales

Level 4-6: Understand the concept of map scales. Apply the use map scales to identify, estimate and compare distances between items on maps.
4 Lessons

## Forms of Land and Water

### Unit 1: Forms of Land and Water

Level 4-6: Students will be taught to understand definitions of basic land forms and basic water forms. They will practice locating both forms of land and water on a map.
11 Lessons