Ch 5: Reading & Constructing Maps

About This Chapter

Let us help you brush up on your map making and reading skills. Get information on geographic coordinates and map scales and learn to read topographic and geologic maps.

Reading & Constructing Maps - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to refresh your understanding of how to read and make maps. Learn about geographic coordinates used on maps and globes. Get information on reading geologic and topographic maps, and see how to understand and create a scale map. After watching these videos, you should know about:

  • Latitude, longitude and elevation
  • How to interpret topographic and geologic maps
  • How to read and make a scale map

You can watch these lessons on a computer or mobile device as your schedule permits. Afterwards, multiple-choice quizzes on each lesson let you test your learning. Use the embedded video tags to return to the lesson to review areas that require additional study. You can also contact the instructor if you need more help.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support