Map distortions Science Education for the Early Grades › Forums › Volume One › Learning Progression “D”: Earth and Space Science › Lesson D-3. Reading and Drawing Maps › Map distortions Tagged: Enhancement This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 5 years, 5 months ago by Nebel. Viewing 0 reply threads Author Posts November 2, 2014 at 1:57 pm #282 NebelParticipant Free-hand maps easily include distortions–one or more items out of proportion to others. All in fun, is a crude map called: “A Texan’s view of the the United State” http://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjefferson/how-texans-see-the-rest-of-the-united-states But, in real life, a map with distortions or inaccuracies can cause great inconvenience or even tragedy. Have students suggest how this might be the case. Author Posts Viewing 0 reply threads You must be logged in to reply to this topic.