6 LatitudeLatitude lines measure the distance North or South of the equator.The lines run parallel to the equator.
7 Where is 0 degree? Equator The equator is 0 degree latitude. It is an imaginary belt that runs halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole.Equator
8 Three Rules of Latitude Start at the Equator.Decide if you need to go North or South.How many degrees do you need to move?
9 How to Remember Latitude Latitude lines go around the earth.Latitude lines are flat add flat in front of latitude to get flatitude.Hold your hands out from side to slide and those are latitude lines.
11 LongitudeLongitude is the measure of distance East or West of the prime meridian.Longitude lines run east and west from the poles.
12 PRIMEDANWhere is 0 degree?The prime meridian is 0 degrees longitude. This imaginary line runs through the United Kingdom, France, Spain, western Africa, and Antarctica.
13 Three Rules of Longitude Start at the Prime Meridian.Decide if you need to move West or East.How many degreesdo you need to move?
14 How to Remember Longitude Longitude lines go over the earth.Hold one hand up above your head and the other down beside your body and these are longitude lines.
15 How to write Latitude and Longitude ExamplesLatitude: 35ºN10ºSLongitude: 170ºW20ºEWritten together:40ºN, 70ºWLatitude is always written first.Latitude and longitude is written in degrees.Latitude includes either N or S after the degree symbol.Longitude includes either W or E after the degree symbol.