27We live in Bonneville County in the town of Idaho Falls.
28Facts about Counties Idaho has 44 counties. Counties are used in 48 of the 50 states, while Louisiana is divided into parishes and Alaska into boroughs.Counties are usually governed by an elected board of supervisors, county commission, county council, or in some counties, there is a county mayor or a county executive.There is an average of 100,000 people in each county.
44The world's largest compass rose is drawn on the desert floor at Edwards Air Force Base in the United States.
45These items are called a compass These items are called a compass. They can also be used to tell directions.
46How is this compass rose and the compass alike and different?
47Tell me what direction goes where. WestSouthEastNorth
48What is scale ?There are many types of scales, but for maps it is something a little different.
49What is scale ?Many, but not all, maps are drawn to a scale expressed as a ratio such as 1:100 meaning that 1 of any unit of measurement on the map corresponds to 100 of that same unit in reality.1 = 100, shown on a math key1:100, shown on a map key=
51Why do cartographers use scales ? Let’s talk about it. 1 inch = 50 miles1:50
52You have been working hard. Let’s have a break. Ha, Ha!
53Now, let’s check what we have learned today before we work on our own papers.
54Let’s make a match. Tell me which word goes with what meaning. 2. It is used for telling directions.1. a drawing or other representation, usually on a flat surface, it tells a story.3. A ratio comparing that 1 of any unit of measurement on the map corresponds to 100 of that same unit in reality. (for example)4. One who makes a map.mapCompass Rosecartographerscale
55Great job learning today. You are amazing Great job learning today. You are amazing! Now, you can practice what you have learned with your vocabulary matching cards, compass page and the geography booklet.
56Websites Teacher information teachers.santee.k12.ca.us/.../activities.htm