Geography GCSE: Get Lost

This series introduces the satnav and online maps generation to the traditional skills of reading detailed paper maps.

Presenter Joe Crowley is on hand to give tips as the school students discover the world of contours, spot heights and navigating using a compass.

Suitable for: GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 4 and 5 in Scotland.

What is Geocaching?
video
Map reading challenge in the hills
video
Map reading challenge on the Yorkshire coast
video
Map reading challenge on the moors
video
What are public rights of way?
video
Understanding contour lines and gradients
video
Using maps to work out distance
video
Understanding map co-ordinates
video