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To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Understanding Regions 20 Questions!
To Next Slide A places position in relation to other places on the Earth. Relative location
To Next Slide Why do people divide places into regions? It helps people learn about places and tell more about them.
To Next Slide It has exact boundaries set by law. How is a region that shares a government different from other kinds of regions?
To Next Slide Center of government for a county. County seat
To Next Slide Part of a state that has its own government. county
To Next Slide Into what smaller parts are most states divided? Into counties
To Next Slide Why do people sometimes group states into regions? It makes it easier to compare areas of the United States.
To Next Slide The exact position on the Earths surface. Absolute location
To Next Slide Set of imaginary lines that run east and west. Lines of latitude.
To Next Slide Lines that never meet. parallels
To Next Slide 231/2 N Tropic of Cancer
To Next Slide 231/2 S Tropic of Capricorn
To Next Slide Set of imaginary lines that run north and south. Lines of longitude
To Next Slide Another name for lines of longitude. meridians
To Next Slide Thats All! Keep Sharp Minds!
DG 1 1.What imaginary line separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres? 2. What is the “grid system”? 3. What are the cardinal directions? 4. What.
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 3 Linking Regions 20 Questions!
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 2 Lesson 3 A United Country 20 Questions!
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 4 A Rich Fertile Land 20 Questions!
To Next Slide Unit 4 Chapter 8 Lesson 3 Farms, Ranches, and Cities 20 Questions!
Brief Introduction to Geography Ireland / UK. 5 Themes Geography can be broken down into 5 themes As we study Ireland and the UK, we can hopefully start.
To Next Slide Unit 5 Chapter 10 Lesson 4 Sharing A River 20 Questions!
To Next Slide Unit 6 Chapter 12 Lesson 1 Mountains Old and New 20 Questions!
Map Skills Latitude and Longitude Latitude Equator Equator An imaginary line that goes around the middle of the Earth at its widest point.An imaginary.
Do you know your continents? Mrs. Jones’ 7 th Grade Social Studies Class Do you know your oceans? Do you know the major latitude & longitude lines? Do.
To Next Slide Unit 3 Chapter 6 Lesson 4 Islands and People 20 Questions!
Warm Up How many themes of Geography are there? 2. What are the seven continents of the world? 3. What are the earths four oceans? 4. What is the.
Objectives Compare and contrast latitude and longitude. Latitude and Longitude Describe how time zones vary. –cartography –equator –latitude –longitude.
What on Earth is Geography? By Brenda Parker Geography is the study of the earth and how people live on the earth. People study geography in five ways.
Guided Notes on Latitude and Longitude. Define Cartography: ► Cartography is the science of mapmaking.
Viewpoints Chapter 6, Section 2. Latitude and Longitude Latitude and Longitude Latitude and Longitude An imaginary grid system used to accurately locate.
Todays Directions 1.Get out your homework: Moving Day and Food for Thought if you did not turn it in yet. 2.Get out your notebook and label your table.
Why do we study Geography? How does it relate to World History events? What can we learn about a place given its geographic data? What is a demography?
To Next Slide Unit 3 Chapter 7 Lesson 2 The Growth of Piedmont Cities 20 Questions!
Unit 1: The World Chapter 1: How Geographers Look at the World.
To Next Slide Unit 5 Chapter 12 Lesson 2 People and Mountains 20 Questions!
Warm-up Quiz 2. Warm-up #4 Question: Which theme describes how humans adapt, depend, and modify to their environment? A. HEI B. Movement C. Region D.
Chapter 1 Learning About Earths Geography Section 1 Discovering the Earth Vocabulary p. 19 Geography – The study of the earth, how its features affect.
To Next Slide Unit 6 Chapter 13 Lesson 4 Protecting the Coastal Environment 20 Questions!
To Next Slide Unit 6 Chapter 13 Lesson 3 Protecting the Coastal Environment 20 Questions!
GEOGRAPHY REVIEW Thank you, Ms. Wampole!. Mapmakers often use the color blue on maps to stand for A. Mountains B. the Eastern Hemisphere C. the North.
The precise point where a place is located on Earth. Hint: Using longitude and latitude lines! a.absolute location b.relative location c.directions d.distortion.
Map Elements August 31, In this activity you will: Learn about the elements of a map: latitude, longitude, the hemispheres, directions, time zone,
Typical Graph This is an example of a typical graph we are all familiar with. The graph is made up of different points with lines that connect the points.
7th Grade Maps and Geography Unit S. Smith Room 603.
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