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Grade 6
Unit 1: Experience
Maps and Atlases
Map Machine

Use this Map Machine to create many different kinds of maps!
  • View the first map by clicking one of the white arrowheads at the edges of the map grid. This map combines a political map with a physical map that was created using satellite images.

  • Experiment with the mapís controls.

  • Under "Map Categories" choose "World Themes" and click Physical.

  • From the pop-up menu, click Earthquakes (Recent). Then close the pop-up menu and look at the map.

  • To learn what the different colors mean, look to the right of the map and click Map Key.