USGS Instagram Story: Science Camp

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A USGS Instagram Story (@USGS on Instagram) about kids at Science Camp 2017 learning about topographic maps and why they're important. 


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Length: 00:00:30

Location Taken: Reston, VA, US

Video Credits

Scott Horvath, Bureau Social Media Lead


  1. [Kids around a table] USGS Summer Camp 2017! @restonassociation
  2. [Scientist at podium talking to kids] Julie-Ann Danfora explains why maps matter! #USGSScienceCamp
  3. [Kids in activity room at tables] Starting a topographic map activity! (Location tag: U.S. Geological Survey)
  4. [Video of kids working at a table] Learning how to trace the contour line!
  5. [Map worksheets on a table] The map activity helps students learn how to read a topographic map and how to identify the various lines and symbols. #USGSScienceCamp. (Location tag: U.S. Geological Survey)
  6. [Map worksheet close up] "Topographic content of contours, shaded relief, and hydrography teogether with multiple data layers" #USGSScienceCamp
  7. [Kids leaning over a table looking at maps] Busy identifying specific places on their topographic maps!
  8. [Kids sitting at a table working on map worksheets] Photos by John Evans and Sahara Shrestha. Special thanks to @restonassociation and the National Geospatial Program. And scientists Julie-Ann Danfora, Hannah Waller, and John McLellan.
  9. [Video of kids working on maps close up] To learn more about topographic maps, swipe up!