Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures

Mapping US Geography and History

"5 Stars! I work in educational outreach and this series is fantastic - it's one of the best series on mapping I've seen." -Joseph J. Kerski, Geographer, USGS
Interactively blending on-location footage and computer graphics, this creative series makes maps and mapping easier to picture and understand. Produced Click for more

1. Basic Map Skills (cc)

1. Basic Map Skills (cc)

Throughout the world’s history people have created maps. Early maps were developed as humans began to explore the planet; later, maps defined countries and showed the relationship among features such as cities, lakes, rivers, mountains and roads. Maps have played an important role in human history and learning to use them has always been and still is an important skill. In this program viewers learn basic map skills: how to read a map and how maps are made. 05/11DE/CC Closed-Captioned PIJ 15 min.
Also See: Mapping: The Flat Earth Society

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