Provided by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc.

Introduction To Topographic Map Activities
Draw Your Own Topographic Map Activity
Grade Sheet
Regular 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


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