Exercise 1: Draw a map of:
- the directions from your home to school.
- The world
Compare your map with your peers, and with a world map. TOK Link
- What did you represent well and not so well? Can you explain why that is?
- Is a map representative or the real world? How do you know?
- List the ways the you know something to be true
- Were early world maps wrong?
- How do maps change the way we see, and interact with, the world we live in?
- Considering the differences in your maps, discuss this statement: “The map is not the territory” Alfred Korzybski
- How can you be sure that the information found on maps are “true”?
- How can maps convey
- Let’s have a look at a few maps and discuss their “ways of knowing.”
Looking at IOS maps, we will dicuss
- Contour intervals
- Cardinal directions
- 6 figure grid referencing
- Each of you will create a Google doc tilled: InS 9 (A or C)- YOUR NAME – Map skills Questions
- Share your document with Mr McKeown
- Answer the following question from this document.
- Read p. 124-6
- Answer p. 127 # 1, 2, 3, 4 and EXTRA using this OS map of Cambridge
- Read p. 128
- Answer questions 129 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Use the handout of p129 on my desk to measure distance. I have rulers in the blue trays at the back of my classroom. Make sure to put them all back)
- Read p. 130
- Using a blank piece of paper answer p 131 #1, 2.