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Introduction To Topographic Map Activities
Draw Your Own Topographic Map Activity
Grade Sheet
Advanced Level: 7th - 9th grade



These activities were created as supplemental material for the Introduction to Topographic Maps CD-ROM.

Map 1

1.

Map size correctly drawn ( 3 ) _____________  
2.

Compass rose correct ( 2 ) _____________  
3.

Scale correct ( 3 ) _____________  
4.

Correct contour interval ( 5 ) _____________  
5.

Two hill tops with correct elevation ( 2 ) _____________  
6.

E-W Railroad ( 2 ) _____________  
7.

Three ponds or lakes ( 2 ) _____________  
8.

Stream placed correctly with " V " ’s ( 2 ) _____________  
9.

Schools placed correctly ( 2 ) _____________  
10.

Trail leading to church ( 2 ) _____________  
11. Pencil and map pencils used
(correct colors)
( 5 ) _____________  
12.

Neatly drawn and labeled (10 ) _____________  
13.

Index contour marked ( 5 ) _____________  
14.

Key with correct symbols ( 5 ) _____________  
TOTAL
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Map 2

15.

Map size correctly drawn ( 3 ) _____________  
16.

Compass rose correct ( 2 ) _____________  
17.

Scale correct ( 3 ) _____________  
18.

Correct contour interval ( 5 ) _____________  
19.

Swampy region indicated ( 2 ) _____________  
20.

Depression at eighty foot ( 2 ) _____________  
21.

Stream correctly drawn ( 2 ) _____________  
22.

Three houses indicated ( 2 ) _____________  
23.

N-S Highway ( 2 ) _____________  
24.

Trail to houses ( 2 ) _____________  
25.


Pencil and map pencils used
(correct colors)
( 5 ) _____________  
26.

Neatly drawn and numbered (10 ) _____________  
27.

Index contour marked ( 5 ) _____________  
28.

Key with correct symbols ( 5 ) _____________  
TOTAL


GRADE



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NOTE: When neatness is part of the grade, the number of erasers should be less than three per map and should be clean. The labeling should be in small numbers and legible. Coloring should be inside the lines and not smeared. Use sharp pencils for a neat appearance.


©Judy Richeson 7/24/01