Grand Canyon Mapping and Art

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Maps provide a sense of scale and perspective, and topographical maps, in particular, help us understand the natural and cultural contours of a place. Through this lesson students will be able to understand the purpose of a topographical map, read a topographical map for direction and contours, and appreciate the vast scale of Grand Canyon. This lesson also introduces students to artistic and cultural representations of the Canyon.

Grand Canyon Mapping and Art Lesson

Art of Grand Canyon Slide Presentation

United States Map

Arizona Map

Google Earth

Maps of Grand Canyon