Lesson Worksheet: Maps: Direction and Distance Science
In this worksheet, we will practice describing cardinal directions using a compass rose on a map and calculating distances using a scale.
Where is a satellite picture taken from?
Pick the satellite picture.
How far is it from point X to point Y?
- A3 miles
- B5 miles
- C1 mile
Which cardinal direction is the Eiffel Tower from point X?
Which letter labels the compass rose?
Which state is north of Kansas?
- DSouth Dakota
What can we use to show the distance on the map compared to the real distance on the ground?
- AA scale
- BA compass rose
- CA key
Which letter labels the scale?
Using the map scale, work out how far it is from point X to point Y.
- A50 km
- B10 km
- C30 km