After a rather successful map and compass session with the explorers, it seemed wise to put some resources in one place for the future. Here are the videos that we used and there are some extra links at the bottom that can be useful.

How to choose the right Ordnance Survey map

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb6BBGn-dS8[/youtube]

Understanding map symbols

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAGuVOtnj6Y [/youtube]

Learn about contour lines

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cB9wLUbEDkg [/youtube]

Understanding grid references

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRb2gRiTQxY [/youtube]

Know your compass

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbWgtRyS6aM [/youtube]

How to use a compass

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iypfwe1JWts [/youtube]

The Silva 1-2-3 Method

[youtube width=”600″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N8roXXgIhM [/youtube]

Ordnance Survey v Google Maps Mash

Where’s the foot path? Click Here?

Ordnance Survey Advanced Map Reading

 Click here for very useful guide to advanced map reading (pdf – 1.4Mb)