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Modeling and Mapping Topography—Student Activity Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP7315

Price: $38.15

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Modeling and Mapping Topography Classroom Activity Kit for Earth science is a three-part activity that will give you a better sense of direction in three dimensions.

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Give students a better sense of direction in three dimensions with this exploration of topography-related concepts. In this three-part activity, students will investigate how elevation and landforms are represented on contour-relief maps. 

Kit activities include:
• Identifying common topographic map symbols
• Analyzing a topographic map
• Building a 3-D contour model

Complete for 30 students working in pairs.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Common map symbols sheet, 15
Foam sheets, 8½" x 5½", pkg/50
Master sheet for foam cutouts, 15
Sample topographic map sheet a, 10
Sample topographic map sheet b, 10
Sample topographic map sheet c, 10
Topographic map, graph sheet, 30