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Schoolyard Geology: Map Your Schoolyard

Learning how to make a map and read a map are invaluable life skills, even in this world where the maps talk to you.
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This lesson from the U.S. Geological Survey can be adapted for all grades as learning how to make a map and read a map are invaluable life skills, even in this world where the maps talk to you. The materials needed for the mapping are listed, and the instructions for the activities are given. See what precise maps your students can make.

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