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2 MAPS AND GLOBES.

3 MAPS Definitions: Definitions: Map: a drawing of a place Map: a drawing of a place Map Key: tells what symbols on a map stand for Map Key: tells what symbols on a map stand for Symbol: something that stands for something else Symbol: something that stands for something else Grid Map: a map divided by lines that form squares used to find places Grid Map: a map divided by lines that form squares used to find places Compass Rose: shows directions on a map Compass Rose: shows directions on a map

4 Map of the World Insert picture of a world map

5 EARTH: Continents and Oceans Earth is made up of 7 continents and 4 oceans Earth is made up of 7 continents and 4 oceans Look at the pictures and see if you can find all 7 continents and the oceans Look at the pictures and see if you can find all 7 continents and the oceans Insert a map showing all seven continents and the oceans.

6 TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE! Click below to play a game. Click below to play a game. ngkids/games/copycat/copycat.html: ngkids/games/copycat/copycat.html: ngkids/games/copycat/copycat.html ngkids/games/copycat/copycat.html

7 Continents Each continent is made up of different countries. Our continent, North America, contains the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico. Each continent is made up of different countries. Our continent, North America, contains the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico. Insert a map of North America

8 Countries Each country has its own landforms, animals, plants, and people. Each country has its own landforms, animals, plants, and people. Insert a picture of landforms, animals, plants, etc. from different countries.

9 The World Together each continent makes up our world. Together each continent makes up our world. Insert picture of continents

10 Globes Globes are models of the earth. Globes are models of the earth. Insert picture of globes

11 Where am I? Using a map or globe we can always know exactly where in the world we are. Using a map or globe we can always know exactly where in the world we are.

12 WORKS CITED National Geographic Web Site. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, s/copycat/copycat.html: National Geographic Web Site. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, s/copycat/copycat.html: s/copycat/copycat.html s/copycat/copycat.html "XPEDITIONS" 19 Jun "XPEDITIONS" 19 Jun MSN Learning and Research Continents. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, MSN Learning and Research Continents. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003, ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,


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