All Maps Lie: A Look at the Properties and Functions of Maps

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson students will identify and describe the properties and functions of maps and be able to create a project to demonstrate how maps lie.</p>
Author: 
John Halverson
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information