Mathematics of Cartography
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|A map is a set of points, lines, and areas all defined both by position with reference to a coordinate system and by non-spatial 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 (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|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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