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Map Assignment Sept 7th-8th 2014

►Create a map of any room in your house

►Include the following elements:

►1. Title

►2. Compass Rose

►3. Include at least 3 symbols (you can make them-up!) and a key that tells me what they are.

►4. Include a scale: 1-inch on your map= approx. how many feet?

►5. Include an equator (0 degrees) and a Prime Meridian that divides the paper in half

►6. Include 2 lines of latitude and 2 lines of longitude. Label each line accordingly with the correct degrees and direction.

7. Select one item from your key and give the approximate longitude and latitude.

8. Maps have colors, lines, and boundaries. So should yours.

9. You may hand-draw it OR make it on the computer. Either way I need a physical copy.

map of room example

Example(s) from class:





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World Geo First Day

Label the Following on your map(RA6-7)

  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Bolivia
  • Peru
  • Australia
    • Canada
    • China
    • Japan
    • New Zealand
    • Indonesia
    • Great Britain
    • Ireland
    • Spain
    • Nigeria
    • India
    • Iran


      Saudi Arabia

      Atlantic Ocean

      Pacific Ocean

      Artic Ocean

      Indian Ocean


      Prime Meridian

      Tropic of Capricorn

      Tropic of Cancer

Greenland (Denmark