String Around the World of QSL Cards
By Donna LaRoche
Construction paper or oak tag
2 different colors of yarn
1. Staple the world map to a piece of construction paper or oak tag.
2. Cut and tie two different colored pieces of yarn vertically (prime meridian) and horizontally (equator) around the map.
3. Using QSL cards, experiment with the map and yarn pieces to discover the grid coordinates of various QSL places around the world.
Examples might include:
Northern or Southern Hemisphere?
Western or Eastern Hemisphere?
Name of Continent?
Name of Country?
Body of water?
©Natasha Bochkov, M.C.S., Martin Bayes, Ph.D., and Donna LaRoche, M.Ed.