Maps - Fulton County Schools by dffhrtcv3

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									     Maps
Art can be useful.
 By Randy Farley
What are the major elements of a
             map?
 What are the major elements of a
              map?
A  legend
 A scale

 Cities (state capitals, major cities,
  smaller cities)
 Large bodies of water and natural
  landmarks. (mountains, rivers, lakes,
  oceans)
 Major highways.
             Legend
A table or list of the symbols
 appearing on a map or chart that
 explains what each item on the map
 represents.
                Scale
A  line on a map that represent a set
  amount of miles.
 This line determines the proportion
  of the size of objects as they are
  relative to each other.
Outline
Major cities
Lakes
Rivers
    Day 1: Creating your map
 Make an outline of Georgia.
 Draw in the three different regions.
 Place a symbol to represent the capital
  and two major cities in each region.
 Draw in three bodies of water (lake, ocean
  or river)
 Draw in two other major landmarks
  (mountains, stadiums, valleys, etc.)
 Make a Compass Rose
 Make a legend at the bottom that tells
  what each symbol means.

								
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