Field Trip Answer Key

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Station I:

  1. One inch represents 500,000 inches on the Earth's surface.
  2. One inch represents 10 miles.

Other answers will vary depending on teacher's choice of location.

Station II:

  1. One inch represents 100,000 inches on Earth's surface.
  2. One inch represents about 1.5 miles.

Other answers will vary depending on teacher's choice of location.

Station III:

  1. One inch represents 24,000 inches on Earth's surface.
  2. One inch represents 2,000 feet.
  3. One mile on the map represents 2.7 inches.

Other answers will vary depending on teacher's choice of location.

Station IV:

Answers will vary depending on school orientation.

Station V–VII:

Answers will vary according to school site.

Station VIII:

Peeling an orange is similar to making a map projection; it involves taking a round object and flattening it.

Review:

  1. Smaller scale is 1:100,000
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  4. Our school map was not consistent enough to have one scale. The buildings were all different scales.
  5. Some human imposed creations are city limits, roads, orientation, distance, etc.
  6. Some answers were location of buildings, topography, orientation, road location, etc.