Loma Vista Farm Map Study

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Use the map of the Farm and the History/Social Science standards below to explore map-building skills.

  1. Determine the relative locations of objects using the terms near/far, left/right, and behind/in front.
  2. Distinguish between land and water on the map.
  3. Identify map symbols (e.g., those for land, water, roads, cities).
  4. Construct the Farm map; identify the following places on the map and the actual building/area on the Farm:
  • Greenhouse
  • Kitchen
  • Caretakers Home
  • Tool Shed
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Compost Demonstration area
  • Waterfall
  • Native American area
  • Horse Barn
  • Rabbit House
  • Weather Station
  • Orchard
  • Upper Feed Barn
  • Lower Feed Barn
  • Cow stalls
  • Horse stalls
  • Sheep/Alpaca houses
  • Goat Houses
  • Chicken Houses
  • Pig House
  • Pond

5. Demonstrate familiarity with the school’s layout, environs, and the jobs people do there.