5 Identify the largest pieces of the world: 147BA21= Asia2= AfricaD63= Antarctica54= North AmericaA= Atlantic Ocean5= South AmericaB= Pacific Ocean6=AustraliaC= Arctic Ocean7= EuropeD= Indian Ocean3
6 *NOTES*What does this map illustrate?Physical map- shows geographic features such as mountains, lakes, deserts etc. (mother nature)
7 *NOTES*What does this map illustrate?Political map- shows boundaries/borders of countries (man-made)
8 What information can be included on a map? Roads, structures, landforms, weather patterns, industrial production, elevations, types of crops, cities, tourist attractions, etc….
9 *NOTES*INTERPRETING MAPS1. KEY / LEGEND – gives important information that helps to understand the map. (Ex. * represents capital city)2. EQUATOR – 0 degree imaginary line of latitude that separates the world into a northern and southern hemisphere3. PRIME MERIDIAN – 0 degree imaginary line of longitude that separates the world into a eastern and western hemisphere4. COMPASS ROSE – a circle or decorative device printed on a map or chart showing the points of the compass measured from true north and usually magnetic north5. SCALE – a ratio used compare a measurement on a map to the actual distance between locations identified on the map