Map Reading – Navigation

For todays lesson you will need: OS Map, Compass, Paper, Pens

Associated Lessons: Getting Lost

Learning Objectives:

Understand the theory of this method of fair weather navigation and to understand how it could be used to help relocate when lost.

Lesson Outcomes:

1. Students can describe a leg on a map.
2. Students can follow a map keeping it
3. Students understand some strategies for

Navigation is one of the most important parts of your expedition. In todays lesson we will be looking at some of the things you are going to need to look for to keep you on the correct path.

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How to use Tick Features – Note: They call them ‘collecting’ features in this video


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