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Title: 3D Topographic Map Simulation
Url: http://www.forgefx.com/casestudies/prenticehall/ph/topo/topo.htm
Publisher: Forge FX Simulations
Description: This interactive simulation illustrates how topographic maps are created and used to depict landforms and changes in elevation. Students can sculpt mountains and valleys using a 3-D model and see the changes to the corresponding topographic map, or make alterations to the map and see how the 3-D terrain model changes. The display can be tilted, rotated, or enlarged to view changes to the map and/or terrain model.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geography and travels. Maps. Cartography
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Computers in education. Electronic data processing -- Computer assisted instruction. Programmed instruction -- Interactive multimedia. Hypermedia
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Surveying -- Topographic drawing
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Geography -- Maps
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: ForgeFX, LLC
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Geography
Physical geography
Physical sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2011-04-25 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-21 15:21:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 230
Resource URL Clicks: 37
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