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The world of maps Click to continue
directions Anytime you see red writing, or a red rectangle, hover or roll the mouse over it too: Take you to a new slide Give you more directions Define a vocab. word Try it here to go to the next slide!
Maps answer questions What is the highest point in the U.S.?? What is the capital of Russia?? What is the most populated country?? The answer to all these questions can be found on maps. (hover on the ?) Hover to continue
What are maps? Carefully drawn picture of the earth or a part of the earth. Important tools that give us information You have probably used a map at one time or another Hover to continue
Who uses maps? Travelers use them to plan trips Scientists use them to study the weather Airplane pilots use them to find their way. Think: When was a time you may have used a map? Hover to continue
The different kinds of maps Topographical Political Natural Resources Population Density Click here when finished
Topographical Map This type of map would help you find the highest point in the U.S. It shows natural features- Jungles Deserts mountains topographical map!
Natural Resources Map This map would help you locate the gold mines in South Africa. Includes soil, forestry, oil, minerals, and fishing resource map!
Political Map To find the capital of Russia you would use this map Shows you capital cities, big cities, and borders between countries. political map!
Population Density Map If you looked at this map you would see where most people lived. It would tell you what the most populated country is. population map!
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