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Learning Objectives

  • Define Cartography
  • Define symbolization
  • Create a simple map of your neigborhood (hand drawn or otherwise)
  • Present your map to the class and share it on a public website such as the Wikimedia Commons
  • Locate and share a map from the Internet or other source
  • Describe characteristics of the map that are appealing and those that you would like to improve
  • Create a map based on your newly discovered map that incorporates your suggestions.

Task Discussion