June 7

Map Elements

Image result for zombie mapToday you are going to make a short presentation with you small group.  You will use the link below to access the shared Grade 7-8 Google Drive folder.  You will open your groups word document and collectively make a poster outlining your map element.  Then you will use that poster to present to the class how you map element is used/useful.  Then you will use your new-found knowledge of map elements to create and label your own maps using the assignment below.

https://esdca-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/jay_ewert_esd_ca/Ep6BTUw0ekRGr3MTQCyxpqkB2M6UgI0XK6EuEXMy9ai45w?e=3EhEV4

Here is a copy of the assignment.

18.06.06 map elements assignment-van4kq

 

 

May 30

Different Types of Maps

Check this out!

https://www.cnn.com/2014/05/16/politics/pentagon-zombie-apocalypse/index.html

 

Map of Manitoba

https://www.google.ca/maps/@50.7730957,-97.4885427,9z

Satellite map of Manitoba

https://www.google.ca/maps/@50.7730957,-97.4885427,124187m/data=!3m1!1e3

infographic map of Canada – infographics on water

https://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/sites/default/files/assets/images/WATERSHED%252520MAP.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/tags/watershed&h=3000&w=4000&tbnid=dFLgKGs-64QVwM:&docid=MlAUC4QdKCeLYM&ei=fQgDV8XAOuvfjwSEsZTADg&tbm=isch&ved=0ahUKEwiF88_CoPbLAhXr74MKHYQYBegQMwgfKAQwBA

infographic map of Canada – infographic on hunger

https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&ved=0ahUKEwjHkszDoPbLAhVI1B4KHZddByQQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foodbankscanada.ca%2FHungerCount&bvm=bv.118443451,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNHSFuVrO5gAPX9vO0jCYxhsRDfQjQ&ust=1459902974509188

GIS of Manitoba – resources

https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjJloGmofbLAhUClB4KHb38ChoQjRwIBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.manitoba.ca%2Fiem%2Fgeo%2Fgis%2Fsurfgeomap.html&bvm=bv.118443451,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNGIx5uvSCd0Hz275a_5taac1COC8A&ust=1459903166618758

Road maps

http://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/map/index.html

Topographical map of Manitoba

http://en-ca.topographic-map.com/places/Manitoba-688265/

April 3

The Displaced – a 360 Video About 3 Child Refugees

Today we are going on a virtual tour following 3 child refugees on their journeys.  Join these children for their story and then use the assignment linked below to complete your responses.

Please note: If you are watching this video you have two options.  You can either watch in a browser and use the arrows or your cursor to turn around or you can use the official youtube app on a smartphone with a vr viewer to d othe full immersive vr experience (I suggest this one).

Download the response assignment here.

16.02.09 The Displaced – 360 REfugee Video