Map skills Revision L.O: To go through what we have covered in map skills to prepare for our assessment next lesson Contours • • • • • • Can you explain what a contour line is? Can you explain what is shows us? Do you know what colour layering is? Do you know what a spot height is? Do you know how to describe relief of the land? Do you know how to draw relief using contour lines? • Do you know what a triangulation point is? Map Symbols • Can you describe and draw different map symbols? Do you know what these are? Can you describe and draw 3 different types of map symbol? Can you explain why OS maps have symbols on them? Human and Physical Geography. • Do you know the difference between human and physical geography? • Can you give a definition of human and physical geography? • Can you say which are which below and why? Longitude and latitude • Can you explain why globes have lines of longitude and latitude? • Can you say what a meridian is? • Can you name 5 important meridians both longitude and latitude? • Can you say how we measure between lines of longitude and latitude? • Can you say what unit longitude and latitude are measured in? • Can you plot something's position giving longitude and latitude readings? 4 figure grid references • Can you plot something giving 4 figure grid references? • Can you explain what a northing and an easting is? • Can you explain the golden rule for 4 figure grid references? • Do you know where in the box we always take the reading from? Six figure grid references • Do you know why we sometimes use 6 figure grid references instead of 4 figures? • Can you give a six figure grid reference? • Can you use six gigure grid references to plot something on a map or find something Compass points • Can you name all of the four major compass points? • Can you name the 8 compass points and lable them? • Can you use compass points to describe direction from one point to another? Maps • Do you know the three things maps should always have on them? • Do you know what OS stands for? • Can you use a map to describe a route? • Can you spot symbols on a map?