# Map Skills Vocabulary Mrs. Martin Grade 3. ► We live on the planet _______________. ► A ____________________ is a flat model of the Earth’s surface. We.

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Map Skills Vocabulary Mrs. Martin Grade 3

► We live on the planet _______________. ► A ____________________ is a flat model of the Earth’s surface. We use a _____________________ as a 3-D model of the Earth. Earth globe map

A ____________________ is a large body of land. We have _________________ continents on our planet Earth. An ___________________ is a large body of water. continent ocean 7

► An ____________________ is a body of land surrounded by water. ► A __________________ is a 3D shape that looks like a ball. Our Earth is in the shape of a ____________ Half a sphere is called a ________________ island sphere hemisphere

► Lines of ________________________ are the imaginary lines that run from East to West. These ____________________ lines run horizontally or across. The ______________________ is the line of latitude that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. latitude Equator

► Lines of _______________________ are the imaginary lines that run from the south pole to the north pole. These _______________________ lines run vertically or up and down. The ________________________________ is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Eastern and Western Hemisphere. longitude Prime Meridian

► A __________________________ is on a map key, it shows the directions on a map. ► The _______________________ directions are the main directions. North, South, East, West, are the _______________________ directions. compass rose cardinal cardinal

► The ___________________________ directions are the “in-between” directions. Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest, are the ______________________ directions. intermediate

Name this continent. Africa

Name this continent. Australia

Name this continent. Asia

Name this continent. Europe

Name this continent. North America

Name this continent. South America

Name this continent. Antarctica

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