6 Seven Continents North America South America Africa Asia Australia AntarcticaEurope
7 WaterOceansLarge bodies of waterAre dividedThere are four oceans
8 Oceans The four oceans: Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Artic Ocean
9 Can Maps Tell More Information? There are imaginary lines in the Earth’s surface.Called latitude and longitudeThere are three typesEquatorTropic of CancerTropic of Capricorn
10 Latitude and Longitude These imaginary lines run horizontally or verticallyLatitude lines run horizontally from east to west.Longitude lines run vertically, north to south.
11 Degrees There are degrees appointed to the lines. The degrees are numbers that help pilots and ship’s captain navigate across the sky and ocean without getting lost.These numbers tell us a specific location.
12 Location of the Equator What is the equator?It divides the Earth into two halves.The Northern HemisphereSouthern Hemisphere
13 What is the Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn? Based on the sun’s position in relation to the earth at 2 points of the year.First on June 21 (summer)Second on December 21 (winter)Tropic of CapricornBased on the sun’s position in relation to the earth at 2 points of the year.First on June 21 (winter)Second on December 21 (summer)