Most features on Earth's surface are so small in comparison to the planet's size that we must use vertical exaggeration to make features more visible. In this activity, GeoMapApp's profiling tool helps us understand vertical exaggeration, with a focus upon the Grand Canyon.
Vertical Exaggeration: Annotated Teacher Edition (Microsoft Word 2.9MB Nov27 12)
Vertical Exaggeration: Student Handout (Microsoft Word 2.7MB Nov27 12)
Vertical Exaggeration: Student Answer Sheet (Microsoft Word 134kB Aug28 13)