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Map Scales and Measuring Distances 1 Star Map and Compass Lesson 4

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0105MAC04PP Revision Conventional Signs Write down the names of these symbols

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0105MAC04PP Revision Grid References Write down the two rules you need to remember when doing grid references. What is the 6 figure grid reference of the following? (1)The Inn (2)Halt Train Station (3)The Letter B

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0105MAC04PP The Aim The aim of this lesson is to teach you how to measure distance between two points on a map so that by the end of the lesson you will be able to work out how far your walking on your expedition.

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0105MAC04PP Scales 1:1 1:2 1:4 1:1 1:2 1:4 One on the map = One on the ground One on the map = Two on the ground One on the map = Four on the ground

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0105MAC04PP Scales Questions?

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Measuring Distance To measure the distance along a straight line Strip of Paper A B Take a strip of paper Place the corner on the first point and line up the second Draw lines to show where the points are

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distance To measure the distance along a straight line Strip of Paper A B 1 Km1023 Km Distance = 2.2Km Then take it to the scale at the bottom of the map Line it up and read off the Distance

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distance Questions?

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distance To measure the distance along a road or a river Strip of Paper Take a strip of paper Place the corner on the first point and line up the first bend Draw lines to show where the points are Keep doing this Strip of Paper A A A A B

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distance To measure the distance along a straight line 1 Km1023 Km Distance = 3.0Km Then take it to the scale at the bottom of the map Line it up and read off the Distance Strip of Paper A B

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distances Questions?

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distances Summary

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0105MAC04PP Measuring Distances END

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