# Lesson 4 OS maps and grid refs by a35415

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Geographical Skills                                                          OS Maps
Thinking through Geography

Four Figure Grid References
Activity 1
Using your OS map find the parks located in the following grid squares:

A. 0728              B. 1231                C. 0528                D. 0527              E. 0430

Activity 2
Identify the trunk or main road running through each of the following grid squares:
Activity 3
What is the main land use in the following grid squares? Choose from the list below:

Residential (housing) / Industry (factories) / forestry

A. 9628              B. 1130                C. 1628                D. 1330              E. 0931

Activity 4
Give the four figure grid references for the following places in Hull:

A. The Deep    B. The Super     C. Paragon Station     D. P&O Ferries     E. Humber Bridge   F. Your school
Stadium          (railway station)      terminal           Country Park

Map Symbols
Activity 1
Copy and complete the table below.
Grid Square            Feature                            Symbol (draw)            Number in grid square
1129                   School
1229                   Church with a tower
0928                   Museum
1625                   Picnic Site
1532                   Public telephone

Directions
Activity 1
Draw a compass rose to show the eight main directions on a compass
Activity 2
Copy and complete the table below
From                            To                              Direction
0830                            1430
1031                            0731
1028                            0929
0528                            0627

Scale – How big is my place?
Activity 1
Locate the primary schools in the area that others in your class have come from. Then measure the
straight line distances from the primary schools you have all come from to your secondary school.
Activity 2
Measure the distance you would walk from the primary schools to your secondary school.

Six Figure Grid References
Identify the location of a range of landmarks in Hull by their six figure grid references.

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