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1 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 difference between absolute and relative location? 5. On what continent is the largest desert in the world located on?

2 Geography Hemisphere, Latitude, Longitude Equator

3 Earth The World is round…and is home to over 6 billion people The World is round…and is home to over 6 billion people

4 Continents/Oceans Continents: 1. Africa 2. North America 3. South America 4. Antarctica 5. Asia 6. Europe 7. Australia Oceans: 1. Pacific Ocean 2. Atlantic Ocean 3. Indian Ocean 4. Arctic Ocean

5 Equator The equator is an imaginary line that runs 0 degrees latitude around the entire earth. The equator is an imaginary line that runs 0 degrees latitude around the entire earth. The equator runs through a South American country named Ecuador The equator runs through a South American country named Ecuador

6 Latitude Latitude lines run north and south of the equator. Latitude lines run north and south of the equator. The equator is 0 degrees latitude. The equator is 0 degrees latitude.

7 Longitude Longitude lines run east and west of the prime meridian Longitude lines run east and west of the prime meridian The prime meridian is 0 degrees longitude. The prime meridian is 0 degrees longitude.

8 Latitude and Longitude


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