Reading maps

United States, 1955

Film
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Designed for use in elementary social studies teaching, this film is an introduction to the study of maps, A young boy leans about the use of maps by following roads and by locating various places. He is shown how to read a map by observing the title, scale, direction symbols and legend.

Credits

producer

John T. Bobbitt

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:15:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27773

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Maps

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Maps

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Aids and devices

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Orienteering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Maps

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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