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Rainforest: use compass points

TLF ID L351

Use compass points and a scale to find places on a map. Understand abbreviations such as N, W, SW and E. Follow instructions to find four locations. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Demonstrates how compass points and scale contribute to the meaning of a map.
  • Provides practice in using compass points to determine direction.
  • Provides practice in using a scale to measure distances on a map.
  • Contains a glossary of difficult terms and their pronunciation.
Year level

3; 4; 5

Learning area
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

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  • Name: Deakin University\; Faculty of Education\; Consultancy and Development
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  • URL: http://www.deakin.edu.au/
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  • Copyright Holder
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  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.