Mad About Maps is a hands-on geography program that presents the skills of navigation, introduces the concepts of BOLTS and map-making in a way that is fun and full of movement. This incursion program is delivered at your school by our professional, innovative and experienced Education team.
Learn the basic elements of a map: cardinal directions, BOLTS, and the location and direction of features represented by symbols and scale.
Students will use this knowledge to construct a representative mud map of their school grounds.
Cardinal directions: north, south, east and west
Learning the basics of maps using BOLTS
Creating mud maps of the school ground using loose parts
Describes features of places and the connections people have with places
Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry
Examines features and characteristics of places and environments
Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments
Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry
We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.