Geography skills - using a compass and understanding grid references
Let's explore using a compass and understanding grid references
This collection contains curriculum relevant videos, quizzes and games to help Years 5 and 6 / P6 and P7 Geography students with:
understanding how a compass works and how to use it with a map
learning about grid references
These educational resources are hand-picked from BBC Bitesize and the wider BBC.
Here you will find videos, a picture gallery and activities about using a compass and understanding grid references. Try them out, and then test your knowledge with a short quiz before exploring the rest of the collection.
Using a compass
Let's find out how to use a compass when reading a map.
Can you label the different parts of the compass?
Let's find out about using a grid on a map.
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