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Cynthia Lanius  
A map is a set of points, lines, and areas all defined both by position with reference to a coordinate system and by nonspatial attributes. These pages discuss how maps are used, give examples of different kinds of maps, and cover map history and math topics  lines, points, areas, coordinates, etc., in particular scale, coordinate systems, and projection. Also Problems, Resources, Careers in mapmaking, Teachers' Notes, and References.  


Levels:  Elementary, Middle School (68), High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Lesson Plans and Activities 
Math Topics:  Ratio/Proportion, Geometry, Coordinate Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Graphing of Functions, Geography 
Math Ed Topics:  Interdisciplinary/Thematic Studies 
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