Monday, 12 January 2015

A map symbols quiz for cub scouts

Map Symbols Quiz

Maps use symbols instead of words and pictures to add as much information on a map without cluttering. You can find a 'legend' or 'key' on most maps with the sommon symbols used. Look at the symbols pictured here and write the description of what you think it represents beside it.

Here is the Quiz sheet and solution sheet:



The symbols are mainly Irish OSI symbols which have much in common with symbols used around the world.

For some more official guides to map symbols: Normal ISOM 2000, Schools BOM and Sprint symbols ISSOM 2007

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