Map Reading (6-Figure Grid Refrences)

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Description

This is to be used to help kids learn how to read a map and what a map can do to help you navigate in the wild.

Resources

1 x map + Copies for handing out (Or Multiple Maps if you have them)
1 x Screen/Projector
1 x Laptop/Tablet

Instructions

Download instructional videos from OS Maps by Steve Backshall. Take them through what is on a map and show videos on how to read 6 figure grid references.
Pause the video throughout to ensure the kids are following the video correctly.

https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/resources/map-reading/index.html

Tags

  • 6 figure grid references
  • grid references
  • map
  • map & Compass
  • map reading
  • map skills
  • mapreading
  • maps
  • Maps & compasses
  • OS
  • OS map
  • OS map skills

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