Series Title: Math in the Middle…of Nature
Biomes are terrestrial zones characterized by particular types of vegetation and animals. An environmental educator points out the differences in the two different biomes - the temperate forests and the midlatitude grassland -that converge at the Konzo Prairie, in eastern Kansas.
A civil engineer explains how he uses regional and topographical maps in his work.
DVD challenges students to:
• Use and understand maps to quantify spatial patterns.
• Apply ratios to enlarge images.
• Interpret topographic maps.
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NOTE: Available in DVD format only.
Ideal for grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 20 minutes
Producer: South Carolina ETV