Maps as models of the earth/Contour models
Geologists use a variety of different types of maps to model or depict the three-dimensional Earth on a two-dimensional surface. Each type of map serves a purpose because each type has its special strengths: Topographic Maps, Mercator Projections, Conic Projections, Azimuthal Projections. Read More...
The resources above cover the following skills:
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
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