Cartography is the Art and Science of Map Making
The whole process fro paper production and manufacture to data capture and design and then on to printing and distribution!
Maps are made from data captured by Surveyors and other technology - satellites and drones.
All the different data is divided and organised into Categories..Point, Lines and Areas. Text - Words and Numbers and Colour are added too!
Who is your map for?
The most important question to ask before you embark on you map production..
Where will it be seen? What is it to be used for?
Communication is key.
Try out these Investigate Series of resources in your class room or at home!