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1 To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Understanding Regions 20 Questions!

2 To Next Slide A places position in relation to other places on the Earth. Relative location

3 To Next Slide Why do people divide places into regions? It helps people learn about places and tell more about them.

4 To Next Slide It has exact boundaries set by law. How is a region that shares a government different from other kinds of regions?

5 To Next Slide Center of government for a county. County seat

6 To Next Slide Part of a state that has its own government. county

7 To Next Slide Into what smaller parts are most states divided? Into counties

8 To Next Slide Why do people sometimes group states into regions? It makes it easier to compare areas of the United States.

9 To Next Slide The exact position on the Earths surface. Absolute location

10 To Next Slide Set of imaginary lines that run east and west. Lines of latitude.

11 To Next Slide Lines that never meet. parallels

12 To Next Slide 231/2 N Tropic of Cancer

13 To Next Slide 231/2 S Tropic of Capricorn

14 To Next Slide Set of imaginary lines that run north and south. Lines of longitude

15 To Next Slide Another name for lines of longitude. meridians

16 To Next Slide Thats All! Keep Sharp Minds!


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