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Opener – August 17 Welcome! Welcome! For your opener today, Take out a piece of paper For your opener today, Take out a piece of paper Fold it in half.

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1 Opener – August 17 Welcome! Welcome! For your opener today, Take out a piece of paper For your opener today, Take out a piece of paper Fold it in half (hot dog style) Fold it in half (hot dog style) Number from 1-60 Number from 1-60

2 Agenda Warm up Warm up Name game Name game Geography Pre Test Geography Pre Test Latitude & Longitude Notes Latitude & Longitude Notes Turn in syllabus and name card Turn in syllabus and name card

3 NotesQuestions Important stuff These are where the bulk of the notes go These are where the bulk of the notes go Anything that is important and sounds like it needs to be remembered Anything that is important and sounds like it needs to be remembered DO NOT JUST COPY DOWN WHATS ON MY POWERPOINT SLIDES!!! That is for lecture guidance only DO NOT JUST COPY DOWN WHATS ON MY POWERPOINT SLIDES!!! That is for lecture guidance only Summary: This is where you summarize the whole days lecture. 2-3 sentences.

4 Dividing up the Earth….. (its really big, we need to do something.)

5 Essential Question How do geographers determine location on a map or globe? How do geographers determine location on a map or globe?

6 1. In what square are the Tigers located? A. A1 B. B2C. C3D. D1 2. What side of the zoo are the monkeys on? A. North B. SouthC. EastD. West

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8 Longitude and Latitude

9 Latitude measure the distance north and south of the Equator in degrees. measure the distance north and south of the Equator in degrees. Latitude=Flatitude Latitude=Flatitude

10 Equator 0 degrees latitude 0 degrees latitude The line that other latitude lines are measured against The line that other latitude lines are measured against

11 Longitude measure distance east or west of the Prime Meridian measure distance east or west of the Prime Meridian

12 Prime Meridian 0 degrees longitude 0 degrees longitude

13 Time Zones: The sun hits the Earth at different times of the day because of the rotation of the Earth.

14 Hemisphere Hemi=Half Hemi=Half Southern Hemisphere:

15 Continents

16 Bringing it all together Using the information given to you today, please write a paragraph including at least 7 of the terms below. Please underline or highlight the key terms you have used. Using the information given to you today, please write a paragraph including at least 7 of the terms below. Please underline or highlight the key terms you have used. –Continents- Hemisphere –Longitude- Latitude –Equator - Prime Meridian –International Dateline- Parallels –Climate Zone- Time Zone –Grid System


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