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I wrote down some basic map concepts that will help you to understand more about maps and the map games that you play today.

Maps and globes: The globe is round. Why is a map flat?

Mental maps: Do you know that you have a map in your head?

Latitude and longitude: What does the grid on your map represent?

Map projections: Why do same maps look different? How are they made? What is a map scale

Places and regions: Is my neighborhood part of a region? How are they different? What are state capitals?

How are animated maps different?

Do you know about the different color schemes being used in maps?

Spatial organization: Is someone organizing space?

What are networks and topological relationships?
 

Are you ready to take a quiz about map concepts?

For the statistic concepts, explained by Stixie, click here...

Paint the Map Game
Farmland Game
Network Challenge Game
Icecream Game
Data to Graphics Game
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