Ch 61: NMTA Social Science: Geographic Tools

About This Chapter

Watch these lessons to refresh your knowledge of geographic tools for mapping and finding location. These videos and self-assessment quizzes will prepare you to correctly answer these types of questions on the NMTA Social Science exam.

NMTA Social Science: Geographic Tools - Chapter Summary

Let these short lessons help you review facts about maps, GPS and GIS as you prepare for the NMTA Social Science exam. Our videos and quizzes will help you prepare for these types of exam questions:

  • Exploring the geographic coordinate system
  • Defining and describing ways to utilize maps, GPS and GIS
  • Giving an overview of the world map and major regions
  • Explaining map projection and scale
  • Analyzing the use of atlases and almanacs as reference materials

Our instructors will lead you in your exploration of these topics, simplifying the topics and making the lessons enjoyable. You will get a solid overview of the tools of geography as you prepare for the exam.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: Geographic Tools Chapter

In New Mexico, everyone who wants certification to teach social science must pass the NMTA Social Science exam. The topics examined in the Geographic Tools chapter are in the exam's section on geography and culture, which accounts for 19% of the test's total score.

All questions on the exam are multiple-choice, like the brief quizzes at the end of each lesson. These quizzes let you assess your knowledge as well as practice answering multiple-choice questions on a computer.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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