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BOLTS Revision - Introducing Scale
Transcript of BOLTS Revision - Introducing Scale
What is Scale?
The scale of a map shows the relationship between the distances on the map and actual distances on the land.
We can't use actual distances, as this would mean having maps as big as the features they are showing! (e.g. parks, rivers etc).
Instead, the scale on a map shows you just how big things are in real life.
There are three ways to show a scale:
A ratio, for example 1:1000, which means that one unit of distance on the map represents one thousand units of real distance.
A statement, for example - 1cm represents 100 metres.
A line |________|_________|_________|
0 50 100 150
Use the scale to work out the distance between:a) The main entrance and the gorilla enclosure b) The reptile cages and the bird aviaries c) The Australian marsupials and the dolphins d) The camels and the cafe