Latitude lines run east and west, but measure in which directions?
North and South
Longitude lines run north and south, but measure in which direction?
East and West
What is the 0 degree line of latitude called?
Name the five oceans on Earth
Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Indian, Southern
What ocean is “debated” as to its classification?
Name and locate the 7 continents
Identify the major lines of latitude and longitude: Equator, Prime Meridian, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, Antarctic Circle
Prime Meridian Arctic Circle Tropic of Cancer Equator Tropic of Capricorn Antarctic Circle
Where do you live? Hemispheres: ____________ &_____________ Continent: __________________________ Country: ____________________________ State: _______________________________ City: _________________________________
Hemispheres: Northern & Western Continent: North America Country: United States State: Wisconsin City: Eau Claire
This is what happens when the Earth is projected onto a flat map.
Distorted shapes and sizes of land and water masses
What does the acronym T.O.A.D.S. stand for when making maps?
T= Title O= Orientation (compass rose and or grid system) A =Author D =Date S = Symbols in a key or legend
Using your Atlas on p. 44, how many inches of rainfall does Wisconsin get each year?
Find the thematic map that will answer the following question: What is the population of people per square mile in Philadelphia?
The population map on p. 49 shows Philadelphia is over 250 people per square mile.
Using the political map on p. 57 of your atlas, name the largest country in South America and name the capital of Columbia.
Brazil is the largest country and Bogota is the capital of Columbia.
What are the two different type of directions?
Cardinal and Intermediate
If you drive from Eau Claire to New York City, which Cardinal Direction are you traveling? Use your atlas.
Name the four Cardinal Directions
North, South, East, West
If you take a boat from Greenland to the United States, Which Intermediate Direction would you be traveling? Use your atlas.
Using Cardinal direction, which way would you be flying if you traveled from Madagascar to Australia, and then using Intermediate Direction, which way would you be traveling from Australia to New Zealand? Use your atlas.
East to Australia, and Southeast to New Zealand
Turn to page 40 and 41 in your atlas. What city is found on 30°N and 90°W?
New Orleans, LA
Together, Lines of Latitude and Longitude form what?
A Grid System
Using your Atlas Map on p Approximately how wide is South America, in miles, along the equator?
Approximately 2,000 Miles.
Name the three main types of maps used in our atlas?
Physical, Political, and Thematic
What are the geographic coordinates of Zimbabwe, Africa? Use your atlas.
20 degrees S, 30 degrees E.
Use your atlas. What are the geographic coordinates of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? Which cardinal direction from Eau Claire, WI is it?
Final Jeopardy Answer Coordinates: 40 degrees N, 75 degrees W. Cardinal Direction from Eau Claire: East