Contours: loony landscapes [Flash Player version]

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Published on 2018 August 13th

Look at how contour lines are used on maps to represent the shape of landforms. Compare side and top views of geometrical objects such as a cone and a hemisphere. Examine contour lines on a map. Place geometrical objects on a 3D landscape to match the map. This learning object is one in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object
Students match different views (2D representations) of 3D objects with the 3D objects.
Students translate between 2D representations and 3D objects.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 5, Grade 6
Geometry Measurement
Learners, Students

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