2 Latitude - LongitudeLatitude – Imaginary lines on a map or a globe running from east to west across the world, but measuring north to south, also called parallels.Longitude – Imaginary lines on a map or globe running from north to south, but measuring east to west, also called meridians.
3 The Center of the EarthEquator – Imaginary line running through the center of the earth from east to west; 0 Degrees LatitudePrime Meridian – Imaginary line running from the North Pole to the South Pole; 0 degrees Longitude(See Map) A4 - A5 on CD ROM
4 Hemispheres The world is split into 4 hemispheres - Northern HemisphereSouthern HemisphereWestern HemisphereEastern HemisphereWhat two hemispheres is the United States located in? China? Australia? Brazil?
5 Cardinal Directions, Legends and more Cardinal directions - North, South, East, and WestCompass Rose – Printed direction indicator on a map.Scale – Measurement tool located on map or globe.Legend (Key) – Explains the meaning of different colors or symbols used on map or globe.
6 CREATE YOUR OWN WORLDIn pairs, fill in the outline map using the map in your text book.Next, draw a map of the world in the parking lot with sidewalk chalk. You may use your completed outline map.You should include the following:All continentsAll ocean names and locationsThe equatorThe prime meridianA compass rose