Maps are very useful for us for many reasons. Based on these, orientation is achieved, to guide someone to an unknown place, to identify his position in a geographical area, to plan large technical projects etc. Through the centuries maps have been emerged to the main means of communication and transmission of geographic information. They always create a picture of an “objective” presentation of the reality and of phenomena, a fact that has resulted in developing strong links between man and maps.
All the pupils, regardless their age, will be able to acquire at least to a minimum familiarity with the simple concepts of maps.
Our location is a beautiful gorge with pine forest, herbs, and picturesque churches, ideal for hiking for all ages. The lesson “Maps and orientation” will be held in the countryside by a special partner of our team who is specialized in thematic maps, geographical analyzes etc.
The outdoor lesson will include:
Answers to basic questions like: where am I? Where do I want to go? How many hours will it take? Etc.
- Introduction concepts and Map types
- Familiarity with the map
- Content and interpretation of the map. Title Legenda, Scale, Contour Curves, Streams, Colors, Coordinates
- Basic concepts orientation and methods
- Use of compass, tracking, distance measurement
- What is GPS?
- Exercise according to the above
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(Included: Hiking 5 km. in the gorge of Katafiki with tour escort, lesson “Maps and orientation”, traditional snack)