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Understanding Maps

Alice Gadney

Course Title: Understanding Maps

Course Code: 4UM10B19

Start Date: 09/01/2020

Day of the Week:
  • Thursday

Session: Morning

Length in weeks: 10

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Price: £

Get to know in depth all about the map in this 10-week course! Starting with Understanding maps and getting to know how to read a map. A practical outdoor activity to cement the skills! Then on to the history of mapping – from the cave to the satellite and how Bedford has been influenced. See how maps impact our world today through Science, Technology, Engineering Art and Maths! We will have a look at ‘Maps in the news’ and ‘maps on our plates’ and will ask you to bring in cuttings from press and food wrappings! The course finishes on a creative note with getting creative and exploring your newfound knowledge! It is for anyone interested in maps or people who want to know more about maps!

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