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If maps were only black and white, will they be difficult to read?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Using colours and symbols is an intelligent way of providing information. It helps cartographers to make beautiful and easy-to-read maps.
Can you think of a situation where you can use this method in your day-to-day life?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

 Fill in the blank
The colour ____________ is used to show barren land on topographical sheets.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

 Fill in the blank
The colour yellow is used to show ______________ on topographical sheets.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Write True or False. Correct the false statement.
A metalled road is shown by two blue lines

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

What are topographical maps?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Explain why colours are used in topographical maps.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Name the features shown in blue, green, and brown colours on a map.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

What do you understand by settlements?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Distinguish between a temporary settlement and a permanent settlement.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

How can the occupation of people be inferred directly from a topographical sheet?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

How can topographical maps help us to know about the transport and communication of an area?

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Draw a sketch map of your neighborhood using different colours for different areas, for example, red for residential areas, green for parks and playgrounds, and yellow for commercial areas. Use symbols to mark out roads and special places like temples, post offices, old monuments, or railway stations. Make a proper key for it.

[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Form a group in your class and obtain a topo sheet from the Geography Department of your school. Look at it carefully and identify the following features :

  1. settlements
  2. railway lines
  3. agricultural fields
  4. roads
[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Match the following:

Column A Column B
1. Camping Ground (i)
2. Seasonal streams

(ii)

3. Palms (iii)
4. River (iv)
5. Footpath (v)
[0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Chapter: [0.01] Representation of Geographical Features
Concept: Use of Colours on Topographical Sheets

Discuss the importance of the different layers of the atmosphere?

[0.02] Atmosphere
Chapter: [0.02] Atmosphere
Concept: Atmosphere

What would happen to the earth if the atmosphere disappeared?

[0.02] Atmosphere
Chapter: [0.02] Atmosphere
Concept: Atmosphere

We often leave the lights switched on and fans running when we are not in the room. We switch on the air-conditioning even though we don’t really need it. We insist on being dropped to school in the car every day. Thus, we waste valuable energy which is generally produced by burning coal and petroleum. As you know, the burning of these fuels release gases that pollute the atmosphere.
Make a list of the similar things that we do without realizing that we are destroying the environment. Think of the ways that we can behave differently.

[0.02] Atmosphere
Chapter: [0.02] Atmosphere
Concept: Atmosphere

Fill in the blank
______ per cent of the atmosphere is made of nitrogen.

[0.02] Atmosphere
Chapter: [0.02] Atmosphere
Concept: Atmosphere

Fill in the blank
The rate at which the temperature drops in the ____________ is 1°C per 165 metres.

[0.02] Atmosphere
Chapter: [0.02] Atmosphere
Concept: Atmosphere
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