At the conclusion of the activity, students will put their maps together as shown at the left and get a sense of the larger landscape.
Lisa Gardiner / Windows to the Universe
Maps for the Land Plan Challenge
The links below got to the map templates that you will need for the Land Plan Challenge activity (small version). Print all six maps in color from the links below. Print multiple sets of the six maps for larger groups. Remember to label the back of each map with the letter and number code. At the conclusion of the activity, students will put their maps together as shown at the left and get a sense of the larger landscape. Go back to the activity description for PDF versions (free for members).
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