2 What is a graph?A diagram that exhibits a relationship, often functional, between two sets of numbers as a set of points having coordinates determined by the relationship. OR / ANDA pictorial device, such as a pie chart or bar graph, used to illustrate quantitative relationships. Also called chart. ORA diagram showing how two qualities are related
12 What is a map?A map is a simplified version of reality and is used to record information about the earth’s surface. Maps show a ‘bird’s eye’ view of an area and is drawn to scale ANDMaps are a way of communicating information about places
13 What are the 5 essential elements of ALL maps??
14 What are the 5 essential elements of ALL maps?? TitleGridDirectionScaleLegendYou may know these from BOLTTS
21 What is a choropleth map? A map used to show the average density (or concentration) of features such as population and rainfall
22 What is a choropleth map? Each area that falls within a particular range is allocated an appropriate colour until the overall pattern is revealed.
23 What is a proportional circle map? A map that uses symbols (shapes – generally circles) drawn in a proportional size of a represented variable.
24 What is a flowline map?Flowline maps are designed to show movement – most commonly transports systems or flow of people with the use of arrows with the width of the arrow representing the amount.
25 PhotographsGround photos are those taken at ground level with the camera pointed horizontally.Aerial photos are taken from the air or a high point. They can be:Oblique – an aerial photo taken on an angleVertical – photo taken from a plane with the camera lens pointing straight down
26 PhotographsSatellite images – are taken from space that are digitally captured data of the earth’s surface which is processed to produced a digital image.
32 What is a topographic map? Topography (topo-, "place", and graphia, "writing") is the study of Earth's surface features
33 What is a topographic map? Its a map which accurately depicts the physical features and relief (landscape) of an area by using contour lines to represent the size, shape, and elevation of the features.They are usually maps of fairly small areas such as a town, or city and its surrounding countryside
40 Elements of Topographic Maps ContoursScaleGridsDirection & BearingMeasuring Distance & Area
41 Group workYour must ensure that every member of your group understands all aspects of your sectionAny one of your group will be called upon to present information or answer questionsYou must be able to co-operate, listen and most importantly contributeAll group members must have some part / role
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