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Intro to Earth Science & Mapping PRACTICE TEST
Name the four branches of Earth Science.
Astronomy, Meteorology, Geology, Oceanography
The item that is changed between groups in an experiment is known as the ……………………
What is being measured as a result in the experiment is known as the ………………………………………
What is the base metric unit for length?
Which is larger: kiloliter or milliliter?
Kiloliter 1 kiloliter = 1000 liters 1 liter = 1000 milliliters 1 kiloliter = 1,000,000 milliliters
What type of lines are used to measure distance north or south of the equator?
Longitude lines measure distance east or west of the __________________________
What is the latitude of the North Pole?
90 o N
What is the purpose of a LEGEND on a map?
To help you interpret all the symbols used on that map.
In order to travel from the equator to the South Pole, you would need to travel from ______ o _______ to ______ o _______
0 o to 90 o S
How are contour lines drawn to show a steep slope?
A contour line connects all points of __________________________
Elevation is given as feet above ____________________
Sea level is defined as the ____________________
Average between the high tide line and the low tide line.
How are depressions shown on a topographic map?
What is the difference in elevation between two contour lines called?
Identify the Independent Variable: Bounty paper towels can absorb more water than any other brand.
Type of paper towels
When you buy a water bottle out of the machine at Green Hope, you get a bottle that holds 560 _____ of water
How many grams are in one kilogram?
1 kilogram = 1000 grams
If our highway speed limit signs were to switch to metric, the speed limit sign in front of GHHS would be given in ____________ per hour.
Chapter 3 Models of the Earth. Latitude and Longitude This is the coordinate system that we use on Earth. It is measured in angular units: degrees, minutes,
A representation of the physical features of an area Reference Point – a fixed place on Earths surface from which direction and location can be described.
Goals: 1. Differentiate between latitude and longitude. 2. Understand that a topographic map is a 2-D model that displays 3D information 3. Describe map.
Maps Chapter 6, Section 3. Map Projections How is a map made? How is a map made? Points on a globe (3D) are transferred to paper (2D). May distort shapes.
Introduction to Topographic Maps. Topographic Maps Two dimensional model of the Earths surface (represents 3-D world) Topographic maps are also known.
Topographic Maps. What they show… Changes in elevation of Earth’s surface Natural features (mountains, lakes, etc.) Man made features (cities, roads,
Objectives Compare and contrast latitude and longitude. Latitude and Longitude Describe how time zones vary. –cartography –equator –latitude –longitude.
Geomorphology Mr. Skirbst Earth Science Topic 27.
3/7/2014Earth Space Science/Mrs. Chason1 Mapping our World.
Topographic Maps Obj- 7. Describe how contour lines and contour intervals are used to show elevation on topographic maps 8. List the 5 rules of topographic.
Topographic Maps. What is a Topographic Map? In contrast to most maps, a topographic map shows the shape of the Earths surface by using contour lines.
Guided Notes on Latitude and Longitude. Define Cartography: ► Cartography is the science of mapmaking.
Chapter 3 Topographic Maps Topography Means: “Shape of the land”
Mappin Out Earth How to, kinds of and info on – maps!
NOVA SCOTIA GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSOCIATION SEARCHER – Module one.
What are the 4 branches of Science? 1. Biology Study of life 2. Chemistry Study of composition of matter 3. Physics Study of forces and motion 4. Earth.
Latitude and Longitude. What is Latitude and Longitude????
Do you know your continents? Mrs. Jones’ 7 th Grade Social Studies Class Do you know your oceans? Do you know the major latitude & longitude lines? Do.
Chapter 3: Position, Speed and Velocity 3.1 Space and Position 3.2 Graphs of Speed and Velocity 3.3 Working with Equations.
Warm-Up Complete the “What Makes a Map Useful?” concept map independently.
Name ______________________________________________ Date _______________ Period ________ M IDTERM R EVIEW S HEET Directions: This sheet is provided to.
the temperature scale on which zero is the temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter.
The Metric System Basic Training Introduction The metric system is a group of units used to make any kind of measurement, such as length, temperature,
Characteristics of waves Pg. 47. Daily Science pg. 48 Name the two main types of waves. What are the two sub categories of waves? Draw the two types of.
Navigational Elements Know the four elements of navigation. 1. State how the Earths size and shape affect navigation. 2. State how to determine position.
Viewpoints Chapter 6, Section 2. Latitude and Longitude Latitude and Longitude Latitude and Longitude An imaginary grid system used to accurately locate.
Graphing Techniques and Interpreting Graphs. 8 Rules of Graphing IV/DV.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Science. What is Science? Science is what scientists do Science is what scientists do Science is trying to explain the world.
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