The four figure grid reference for a is 2345. Let us take it step by step.
Practise a few times and then try it without the pretend grid lines.
6 figure grid reference os map. This activity will run on any browser that supports flash or a modern browser with html5 support. Description as already explained in the four figure grid references section the six figure grid reference map reading skill goes a level beyond since we are required to go into more detail to find. Let us know how you ve got on in the comments.
We can give the exact location of this a by giving a six figure grid reference. Wgs84 co ordinates example lat 53 870659 long 1 200235 or lat 53 870659n long 1 200235w. The 6 figure grid reference is therefore 477060.
Task 2 use activinspire to overlay an annotation board. Task 1 study the grid below and watch carefully how a whole grid can be split up into 10. To start a four figure grid reference is a handy way of identifying any square on a map.
Remember a six figure grid reference takes the form eexnny. You now have a six figure grid reference. Learn and revise about os map skills gps gis and other mapping tools with bbc bitesize ks3 geography.
Let s give it a try. This includes mobile devices such as ipads kindle and android tablets as. The hill lies on a grid line meaning that for a six digit grid reference the easting has to include a zero at the end.
A game that tests your ability to identify the feature located at a given six figure grid reference learning for the fun of it. Since the map is a new edition map and uses the mga reference system the six digit grid reference is hilltop mga 477060. This resource works with html5 or flash.
Put your new skills into practice and get out your os map to have a go at finding a few grid references. Check out products related to geography travel and the outdoors on amazon. For example on the bembridge os explorer map i am at grid reference sz 644 874 at the crossroads.
Draw on a symbol and ask students to write out the six figure grid reference. This includes a template for the 4 cm pac man which fits the os explorer maps to help students work out 6 figure grid references. In this instance the tourist information.
Objective to be able to locate places and features on a map using 6 figure grid references. A step higher than the 4 figure grid references is learning to read the 6 figure grid references on ordnance survey maps. This map skills lesson is about 6 figure grid references.
However 2345 is also the four figure grid reference for any object which lies anywhere in this grid square. It is suitable for key stage 2 and 3 and takes 50 mins to 1 hour.