Cartographic skills

This lesson will explore the use of choropleth maps, proportional symbol maps, flow line maps and desire line maps.

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Q1.Which of the following grid references is accurate for Lodge Farm?

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Q2.What is the 6 figure grid reference for the caravan park south of the holiday park?

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Q3.Which human feature is shown by this symbol on an OS map?

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Q4.What physical feature is shown by this OS map symbol?

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Q5.Which road is found in 67 41?

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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.Which of the following grid references is accurate for Lodge Farm?

1/5

Q2.What is the 6 figure grid reference for the caravan park south of the holiday park?

2/5

Q3.Which human feature is shown by this symbol on an OS map?

3/5

Q4.What physical feature is shown by this OS map symbol?

4/5

Q5.Which road is found in 67 41?

5/5

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Cartographic skills

This quiz will assess your knowledge of choropleth maps, desire line maps and flow line maps. Q2 Credit: Used with permission of WJEC CBAC (Eduqas) Ltd. All rights reserved. Q4 Credit: Figure N is an extract from GCSE Geography AQA, published by Oxford University Press. © Oxford University Press. All rights are reserved.

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Question 2

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Q1.An advantage of a choropleth map is...

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Q2.Which of the following statements are correct? (Choose 2).

Select two (2) boxes

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Q3.True/False: Flow line maps will show direction and volume of movement....

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Q4.The desire line map of international flights from Heathrow shows.... (choose 2 correct statements).

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.Which map would be most effective at representing rainfall data?

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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:

Cartographic skills

This quiz will assess your knowledge of choropleth maps, desire line maps and flow line maps. Q2 Credit: Used with permission of WJEC CBAC (Eduqas) Ltd. All rights reserved. Q4 Credit: Figure N is an extract from GCSE Geography AQA, published by Oxford University Press. © Oxford University Press. All rights are reserved.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.An advantage of a choropleth map is...

1/5

Q2.Which of the following statements are correct? (Choose 2).

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.True/False: Flow line maps will show direction and volume of movement....

3/5

Q4.The desire line map of international flights from Heathrow shows.... (choose 2 correct statements).

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.Which map would be most effective at representing rainfall data?

5/5

Lesson summary: Cartographic skills

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