map skills

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Teaching GIS to Kids to Help Them Learn Spatial Skills

Caitlin Dempsey

Tips and resources to help you get started with teaching your children about GIS and mapping.

Use a strip of paper or a ruler to measure distances on a map based on the scale bar of the map.

Using Interdisciplinary World Map Activities to Connect Your Students to Other Cultures

Devon Reeser

Here are some interdisciplinary activity ideas to help children learn math, history, science, and literature while also strengthening map skills.