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Location:Where are we? By: Kristie Mraz
Where in the world are we? We live in North America.
Where in the United States are we?
THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF LOCATION 1. ABSOLUTE- An exact position on the Earth’s surface 2. RELATIVE- A position that is relative to another position
SOUTH DAKOTA Midland is in Haakon county
ABSOLUTE LOCATION o Can be described as exact latitude and longitude. EXAMPLE: N W o Can also be described as an address. EXAMPLE: 101 MAIN STREET, MIDLAND SD, 57552
Midlands relative location Welcome to Midland Midland is located between Rapid City and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
RELATIVE LOCATION Is described with distances, time, or directions. EXAMPLE:Midland is 2 hours east of Rapid City and 3 ½ hours west of Sioux Falls. Rapid City Sioux Falls Midland
Where in the World Are We?. How can you find your location? Absolute location: exact spot on the planet where something resides Latitude and longitude.
Measuring Latitude and Longitude. Absolute Location Exact location –Determined by measuring latitude & longitude –Latitude always written first (Latitude,
Absolute location Absolute location – the exact spot at which a place is found on the globe To find absolute location geographers use a grid system using.
Latitude and Longitude. Relative Location Relative location is the proximity of a location in relation to another point of interest. It is about where.
What makes a good Map?. DOGSTAILS Date Orientation Grid Scale Title Author Index Legend Source.
Map and Globe Skills Use of Latitude and Longitude.
Find that place.. Find that content Longitude, East is to the right, West is to the left of the Prime Meridian or 0 degrees Latitude, North is going.
Latitude & Longitude. Latitude Latitude lines run west and east Latitude lines measure north and south of the Equator Latitude lines never meet, touch,
LATITUDE LONGITUDE REVIEW. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF SCALE? To find the approximate distance between two points.
What is it like there? Two Features: 1.Human language, religion, cultural, government, or economy 2.Physical (Site) landforms, rivers and oceans, vegetation,
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Understanding Regions 20 Questions!
Tuesday September 3, 2013 O Bellringer – O How do you get to Senn from home? Write a set of directions that map out your route from home to school.
Lines of Latitude and Longitude. Latitude Latitude: A line on a map or globe that runs east and west and measures distance north or south of the equator.
Second page of composition book and front and back of first 4 pages Table of Contents Unit # Title Page.
Finding your way in the world. Latitude lines are imaginary lines that run EAST/WEST (horizontally) around the earth's surface. Think of latitude like.
Learning about latitude, longitude and the equator.
The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World.
5 Themes of Geography. Location Latitude (parallels): circle the Earth parallel to the Equator-measure distance north or south of Equator Equator=0 degrees.
How can you find an exact location of a place?. Longitude and Latitude.
Latitude and Longitude. Latitude Latitude is imaginary lines on the earth's surface running east and west and tell you your distance north or south of.
Using Latitude and Longitude. Relative location: describing the location of a place in relation to another place. Absolute location: exact location.
LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE. Latitude and Longitude Lines of Latitude and Longitude make up an imaginary grid system on the surface of the earth that can be.
Review Game #5. Match to description Scale Absolute Location Latitude Lines Longitude Lines Relative Location Map Distortion Mercator Robinson Polar.
Geography and Absolute Location On the following pages I will have images from a specific places. Your assignment is to label the City and Country followed.
Topic: Maps PSSA: A/S8.D.1.1. Objective: TLW use cardinal directions and latitude and longitude to locate places on a map.
Book Definition In your own words… Picture Latitude Distance in degrees north or south of the equator.
Distance measure in degrees- from 0 o to 90 o North or South of the equator Equator- primary reference point Lines are called parallels- form complete.
World Space. Latitude & Longitude We can divide the world up into regions the same way we can divide Canada. The world is divided into four hemispheres.
Latitude and Longitude Angular measurements used to locate positions on the earth’s surface Reference line- Line which serves as a starting point for.
Unit 3 The Five Themes of Geography. The study of the Earth and everything in or on it.
Produced by satellites that enable you to see patterns on Earth’s surface and identify patterns shown on maps.
Locating Positions on the Earth’s Surface. Coordinate System Surface grid used to locate any position on the Earth Latitude and Longitude.
Social Studies Vocabulary Words August 30, th period 7/8 Subject: Maps.
Our Location in the World. Location can be broken down into two categories: 1. Absolute Location: Where a place is located geographically; it’s exact.
The 5 Themes of Geography Location Place Human-Environment Interaction Movement Region.
TermsTerms 2Terms 35 ThemesLabel It!
How Do We Determine Global Positions on the Earth? Using Geographic Coordinates.
MAP-SKILLS STUDY GUIDE 1. Hemisphere- Half of a sphere. There are four hemispheres in the world. The northern, southern, western and eastern. 2. Degrees-
Geography Part 1. Geography is the study of the Earth, its physical features, and the people and creatures who live on it.
Sci. 1-1 Pages A. Map – a model or representation of the Earth’s surface.
Mrs. Emily W. Pleasants. Geography Geography is concerned with the distribution of people and things and the location of places on the earth's surface,
Where is It? Why is It There? Two Types of Location Absolute Relative.
Geography Skills Essential Vocabulary and Map Reading Skills Honors World History Fall 2013.
1 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt 10 pt 15 pt 20 pt 25 pt 5 pt Economic.
Compass Rose a design on a map showing direction. It points which way is N, S, E, W, & some intermediate directions on a map a design on a map showing.
CHAPTER ONE FINDING YOUR WAY. WHAT ARE LINES OF LATITUDE?
Measurement and Geometry 53 Wikipedia world map Lines of Longitude Earth rotates in 1 day = 24 hours 1 rotation = ÷ 24 = 15 1 hour = 15 2 hours.
Lines of Latitude & Longitude. Equator: imaginary lines that circles the Earth, and divides it into the Northern and Southern hemispheres Prime Meridian:
Geography The Study of Earth's physical features: the study of all the physical features of the Earth's surface, including its climate and the distribution.
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