Prepare pupils for success in the ISEB Common Entrance Geography examination with this concise but authoritative Map Skills course.
Endorsed by ISEB, this resource covers all essential skills required in using Ordnance Survey maps. It also provides teaching and practice in the use and interpretation of aerial photos alongside Ordnance Survey maps.
- Provides a short introductory course covering all the necessary Ordnance Survey map skills including symbols, grid references, direction, scale, relief, drawing sketch maps and cross sections, using maps for decision making
- Includes six map-based investigations - one for each theme from Common Entrance Geography: Geomorphological processes; Settlement; Weather and Climate; Economic Activities; Tectonic Processes; Environmental Issues
- Includes an Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 map extract
John Widdowson is the author of Hodder Murray's Earthworks series. This series twice won the Geographical Association's silver award for outstanding educational material. Key Adviser Paul Baker is an experienced teacher and question setter for Common Entrance Geography and is Head of Geography at the Dragon School, Oxford.