Mascot Maps

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Lesson Description

In this lesson students will learn about the Leo Belgicus map, a map of the Low Countries in the shape of a lion. In an activity based on thematic map making, students will explore the traits that unite a thematic map, as well as learn how to create a map legend to describe an imaginary place they design.

Grade Level

Middle School (with adaptations for Elementary & Secondary)

VSC Interdisciplinary Connections

Visual Arts, Social Studies, Language Arts