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The World is Round ©. But we want a map on a flat sheet of paper ©

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1 The World is Round ©

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3 But we want a map on a flat sheet of paper ©

4 Mercator

5 To flatten the World ©

6 we could stretch it… ©

7 and stretch it….. ©

8 ©

9 But watch ©

10 AFRICA ©

11 ©

12 ©

13 ©

14 What has happened?

15 The shapes of the countries are messed up

16 For instance ©

17 Britain ©

18 and India ©

19 ©

20 Seem to be the same size ©

21 but India is actually 13 x the size of Britain

22 So lets try another way of flattening the World

23 Take an Orange ©

24 Mark it like this ©

25 Cut along the lines ©

26 Cut one side open ©

27 Open up ©

28 Eat the fruit ©

29 Flatten out the peel ©

30 Here is an orange peel map of the World

31 Lets try another way

32 Collapse the world

33 onto an icosahedron ©

34 Here is the map flattened out

35 Now look at Britain and India

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37 They are now about the right sizes

38 Now look at the map in your booklet We shall call it a Buckymap

39 Buckymap ©

40 Shout out the numbers of the Continents

41 Which number is South America? South America ©

42 Which number is Australia? South America Australia ©

43 Which number is Europe? South America Australia Europe ©

44 Which number is North America? South America Australia North America Europe ©

45 Which number is Asia? South America Australia North America Europe Asia ©

46 Which number is Africa? South America Australia North America Africa Europe Asia ©

47 Which number is Antarctica? South America Australia Antarctica North America Africa Europe Asia ©

48 When you get home cut out your buckymap ©

49 and make a Buckyglobe

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51 Label South America on your map

52 Label Australia on your map

53 Label Europe on your map

54 Label North America on your map

55 Label Asia on your map

56 Label Africa on your map

57 Label Antarctica on your map

58

59 Lets take an icosahedron

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