1. Download a map or draw one of your project area and surroundings. Your map should show your focus area such as your backyard and local houses or perhaps your school or university area.
2. Use colour coding to identity each of the main features. Be as detailed as possible. The main features to include are;
3. Interpreting your map - this is now a valuable decision tool to help you choose where you can make an impact! While at first it may appear to be a random assortment of colours and shapes, you can now tell what environments dominate. Ask yourself some of these questions: