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Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Understanding Regions20 Questions!
A place’s position in relation to other places on the Earth.Relative location
Why do people divide places into regions?It helps people learn about places and tell more about them.
It has exact boundaries set by law.How is a region that shares a government different from other kinds of regions? It has exact boundaries set by law.
Center of government for a county.County seat
Part of a state that has its own government.county
Into what smaller parts are most states divided?Into counties
Why do people sometimes group states into regions?It makes it easier to compare areas of the United States.
The exact position on the Earth’s surface.Absolute location
Set of imaginary lines that run east and west.Lines of latitude.
Lines that never meet. parallels
231/2 N Tropic of Cancer
231/2 S Tropic of Capricorn
Set of imaginary lines that run north and south.Lines of longitude
Another name for lines of longitude.meridians
That’s 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.
MERIDIANS AND PARALLELS
Latitude and Longitude
Learning about latitude, longitude and the equator.
CHAPTER ONE FINDING YOUR WAY.
How Do I Study Geography?
How can you find an exact location of a place?
Latitude & Longitude.
Remember…its like graphing in math class. Typical Graph (0,0) (3,8) Y X (9,5)
Bellwork August What is the name of the latitude line at 66.5* North? 2. What is the name of the latitude line at 66.5* South? 3. The __________.
Types of Maps.
1. List the 5 different kinds of maps that we have studied (tickets if I see you using your notes!). 2. Write down one important thing that you remember.
Latitude, Longitude, & Map Reading
Basic Geography Bundle 1
What are the four main points on a compass rose? cardinal directions
WEEK FOUR GEOGRAPHY NOTE
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