How to use grid references

In this lesson, we will learn how to read and interpret maps using grid referencing. We will explore how to locate features on a map using grid references and gain an understanding of the importance of this skill in Outdoor and Adventurous Activity (OAA).

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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!

Q1.What item of equipment can help you locate things?

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Q2.True or false? It is important to know your exact location if on a hike in the country side.

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Q3.Which of these activities is an example of outdoor and adventurous activities? Select two.

Select two (2) boxes

3/3

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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!

Q1.What item of equipment can help you locate things?

1/3

Q2.True or false? It is important to know your exact location if on a hike in the country side.

2/3

Q3.Which of these activities is an example of outdoor and adventurous activities? Select two.

Select two (2) boxes

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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How to use grid references

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

Q1.What is a grid reference?

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Q2.When reading a grid reference which line do you read first?

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Q3.What is the correct definition of evaluation?

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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:

How to use grid references

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

Q1.What is a grid reference?

1/3

Q2.When reading a grid reference which line do you read first?

2/3

Q3.What is the correct definition of evaluation?

3/3

Lesson summary: How to use grid references

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