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Survival

In this topic we learn about how to survival in extreme conditions.  We learn how to read OS Maps and use a compass.  Check out some of the videos below which we will use in our Geography lessons during this topic. 

 

Choosing the right map with Steve Backshall and Ordnance Survey

GetOutside champion and naturalist Steve Backshall continues his series of map reading videos with Ordnance Survey by explaining how to choose the right map for your activity. Every adventurer knows, even with new technology, that a paper map is a vital piece of equipment.

How to take a 6-figure grid reference with Steve Backshall and Ordnance Survey

GetOutside champion and naturalist Steve Backshall continues the previous video on 4-figure gird references at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0du8v4EE_Y by explaining how to enhance this to a more accurate six-figure grid reference: SU 265 166 A six-figure grid reference allows you to give a position accurate to 100m for a feature on a map.

Understanding map symbols with Steve Backshall and Ordnance Survey

Steve Backshall continues his series of map reading videos with Ordnance Survey #GetOutside by explaining how map symbols can help understand a map and assist your navigation.