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In this activity students study a United States Geologic Survey (USGS) topographic map of the area where their school is located and compare it with a similar map of a different area. They will also study the USGS map symbols. During this activity students will identify a variety of topographic map symbols, locate their school and surrounding area on a topographic map, and make generalizations about an unidentified community by reading and interpreting map symbols.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10

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    Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Physical geography,Technology,Human geography,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Geoscience,Space sciences,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003233259547T,Physical sciences,Geography,Physics,Social Sciences,Earth science

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    English

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