Can I use symbols and a key in my map?

In this lesson we will be learning about map symbols. You will have a chance to learn some common map symbols and then add them to your own map of your local area. You will then be able to draw a key to show people what each symbol means.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a map?

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Q2.Maps are usually drawn from a 'bird's eye view'.

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Q3.Around how many people currently live on Earth?

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Q4.You can make a map of an entire country.

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Q5.A physical feature is:

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a map?

1/5

Q2.Maps are usually drawn from a 'bird's eye view'.

2/5

Q3.Around how many people currently live on Earth?

3/5

Q4.You can make a map of an entire country.

4/5

Q5.A physical feature is:

5/5

Video

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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Can I use symbols and a key in my map? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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Q2.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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Q3.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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Q4.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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Q5.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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Q6.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Can I use symbols and a key in my map? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

1/6

Q2.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

2/6

Q3.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

3/6

Q4.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

4/6

Q5.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

5/6

Q6.What does this symbol usually represent on a map?

6/6

Lesson summary: Can I use symbols and a key in my map?

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