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This activity will show students how to make their own topographic maps. This is an activity in which you have a sealed card board box with holes in the top. The holes must be placed as rows and columns in the top of the box. You can make however many holes that you want, the more holes the more accurate the map will be. You have the students try to figure out the topography of the area inside the box. They have use pencils to stick inside the holes, and then measure how far down the pencil goes... More
Material Type: Drill and Practice
Date Added to MERLOT: June 30, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 05, 2011


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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