Today we would like you to find out about the purpose and interpretation of contour lines. Watch the video from the link below.
Look at the map
What do you notice about how the contour lines are used on the map?
What type of landscape do you think this is?
Find a peak and it's height by using the contour lines.
Now find 5 more peaks on the map, record their name and height in metres.
Look at the United kingdom mountain ranges map.
Describe the mountain ranges' locations in the UK using cardinal and intercardinal compass points.
Create a detailed study of one of the mountainous areas. Look at the Mountain study recording sheep to help you to consider ways to collate and present their information. Use the internet to complete some research.