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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!
Geography 101 Mr. Foster CCMS Social Studies Mr. Foster CCMS Social Studies.
Latitude and Longitude. Relative Location Relative location is the proximity of a location in relation to another point of interest. It is about where.
Geography The Five Themes of Geography What is Geography? Geography is the study of the Earth. Geographers study how the Earth and its people affect.
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.
Map and Globe Skills Use of Latitude and Longitude.
Finding your way in the world. Latitude lines are imaginary lines that run EAST/WEST (horizontally) around the earth's surface. Think of latitude like.
Chapter 1, Lesson 1 States and Regions Our country, the United States, is made up of fifty states. 48 of these states share at least one border with another.
5 Themes of Geography. Location Latitude (parallels): circle the Earth parallel to the Equator-measure distance north or south of Equator Equator=0 degrees.
Unit One Vocabulary. Region Region – an area of Earth’s surface with one or more shared characteristic.
5 Themes of Geography. Location Tells us where a place is on the Earth’s surface Relative Location – location in relation to something else through travel,
Geography Part 1. Geography is the study of the Earth, its physical features, and the people and creatures who live on it.
Daily Geography 1. In which directions do the Lines of Latitude run? 2. What is another name for Lines of Latitude?
Lines of latitude Lines of latitude are imaginary lines drawn around the earth from east to west. These lines are called parallels of latitude because.
Chapter 2 Section 1 Pages Essential Question How were the regions of Texas identified?
Geography and Map Skills To use press F Parts of a Map Latitude and Longitude Geography Terms 5 Themes
What is it like there? Two Features: 1.Human language, religion, cultural, government, or economy 2.Physical (Site) landforms, rivers and oceans, vegetation,
CHAPTER ONE FINDING YOUR WAY. WHAT ARE LINES OF LATITUDE?
Key TermsGeography Parallels and Meridians Hemispheres Map Grid and Index 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.
Geography. Shows how people have divided the places on earth into countries, states, cities and other units (borders and boundaries)
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 3 Linking Regions 20 Questions!
Mapping Our World Chapter 2. Latitude and Longitude Section 2.1.
Absolute location Absolute location – the exact spot at which a place is found on the globe To find absolute location geographers use a grid system using.
5 Themes of Geography The study of geography is broken up into 5 areas called themes. The five themes of Geography are: Location, Place, Human/Environment.
How can you find an exact location of a place?. Longitude and Latitude.
GEOGRAPHY TERMS What are the four main points on a compass rose? cardinal directions.
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.
TermsTerms 2Terms 35 ThemesLabel It!
The Five Themes of Geography Chapter 1, Section 1.
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