B: Border defines the map
O: Orientation: shows direction of north
L: legend: key symbols and explanation
T: title: where or what the maps about
S: scale: words,figures or lines to show size
S: date and where information is from
BOLTSS is the most important part of creating a map. if you want to get an A+ every time you need to create a map for geography follow BOLTSS.
what is geography ?
geography is the study of people and places and how they interact,or affect each other .we are concerned to find out how people affect and change environments , and also how natural activities and events of the environment affect people.
two types of geography
there are TWO TYPES of geography:
Physical geography (natural) eg the twelve apostles
human geography (man made) eg city or country
what is a map?
a map is a birds eye view of an area with places,roads and landforms
there are different forms of scales
words: eg one centimeter = one kilometer
representive fraction: 1:100000
red/pink: built up areas
tips on drawing maps
1) draw map using pencil then go over with fineliner
2) ALWAYS use a ruler
3) use colour
4) use BOLTSS