Political Maps

Types of Maps

Today we will look more into some of the 7 maps that we were introduced today. As we finish our Google Form from yesterday we will work to make our own Political Maps that we can hang up around the room.

The Maps Covered (Link to PowerPoint)

  • Political Maps
  • Physical maps
  • Climate
  • Resource
  • Contour
  • Elevation

The Assignment

With a partner create a Political Map, picking from one of the following:

  • USA
  • Europe
  • South America
  • Africa
  • Asia
Make sure you label all the states or countries and include the capitals. Capitals are usually marked with a star. Link to a great website full of maps.

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