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Visualizing Topographic Maps and Lines of Contour

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Description

Understand map contours, make a 3D Model of a hill.

Resources

this web page!:
http://www.angelfire.com/ego/mr.f/SubjectLinks/geography/gr7geoinquirythemes/topoactivity.html

otherwise I have converted it into a pdf

Potatoes
Loads of carboard boxes
scissors
sharp knives
chopping boards
maker pens
glue

I can't claim that I creted any of this content, only published a link to the site that I found this activity on.... It's great.

Instructions

explain what information you can get from a map. Point out roads, rivers, train tracks and other items, but then explain that the map is actually a 3d picture looking from above.

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