Developing mapping skills and knowledge

tuning in:  

Learning Intention: to develop mapping skills.

Use Melways, Google Earth, Google Maps to:

 *find your house from school 

*find directions to Statue of Liberty, USA.

*find directions from your home to Botany Bay.

PMI – for each mapping tool, e.g.
Google Maps


Answer in your MATHS books:

Mapping skills – comparing Melways, Google Earth and Google Maps.

1. Which was most effective? why?
2. Which was the easier to use? 
3. Which do you think you would use for finding directions to a local location? or a global place? WHY?
4. What skills and knowledge do you need to use each? 
5. Which is the most reliable? why?

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