460 minutes! 60 seconds! Dividing degrees How many minutes in an hour? Guess what a degree is divided into (in latitude / longitude)?60 minutes!How many seconds in a minute?Guess what a minute is divided into (in latitude / longitude)?60 seconds!
5NYS Latitude / Longitude Page 3 ESRTs – RULER TIME See next page in your notes for referenceSee next page in your notes for referenceSee next page in your notes for reference
6Latitude / Longitude ctd Page 11 of your notes packet: Add the minutes and seconds you see below
15Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)Greenwich Mean Time: the time in Greenwich, England from which all Longitude is calculated east & west of the Prime Meridian using 15o / hour of difference from GMT.
16Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check 2o driving in North Dakota vs. Texas2o = 2o but meridians (lines of longitude) are farther apart the closer to the Equator you are. Since Texas is closer to the Equator than South Dakota is so you would physically travel farther in Texas driving 2o east. *** LOOK AT THE GLOBES **
17Latitude / Longitude Lab – Reality Check DESCRIBE how to use latitude and longitudeYou would measure latitude north or south of the Equator in degrees (latitude is ALWAYS listed first)then you would measure longitude east or west of the Prime Meridian in degreesLatitude and longitude give the coordinates to pinpoint any location on Earth.