# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Geospatial Technology II Task 1900682606

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Use DEM to represent terrain characteristics.

Definition

Use should result in models and terrain features that allow the user to analyze an area’s geographical characteristics, such as
  • elevation models
  • contours
  • hill shading
  • slopes
  • viewsheds.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can a DEM be used to create contour lines, hill shading of a dataset, characterizations of slope, or models of a viewshed?
  • How can geographical characteristics be inferred from a DEM?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving