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Social Studies Map SkillsMap Keys, symbols V. Martinez
Symbols Symbols are pictures that represent something.
Key or legend A key or legend is an area on the map that shows us what each symbol represents.
Scale Scale is the section of the map that shows how much smaller the map is compared to the real area it represents.
Directions Directions tell which way to go.
Compass Rose A compass rose is a symbol on a map which indicates the directions for a map.
Cardinal Directions North South East West
Intermediate directionsNortheast Southeast Northwest Southwest
Latitude Lines These lines circle the globe running east to west
Longitude Lines or meridiansCircle the globe running North to South
Equator- latitude Prime Meridian - longitude
Equator The equator is a zero degree line of latitude that separates the Northern hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere.
Prime Meridian The prime meridian is the zero degree line of longitude that separates the eastern and western hemisphere.
Globe A model of the earth
Map Skills Vocabulary.
Map Skills Basics.
Using Maps and Globes.
Geography Skills Review
Unit 2 Map Skills. Cornell Notes White = Left Yellow = Right.
Map Skills. Geography The study of the earth’s surface and the way people use it The study of the earth’s surface and the way people use it.
Directions and Locations
Latitude and Longitude. What is Latitude? Lines of latitude are imaginary lines that run completely around the globe full circles start at the equator.
Geography: The Study of Earth
TYPES OF MAPS GEOGRAPHY. TYPES OF MAPS POLITICAL: SHOWS COUNTRIES, STATES, AND CITIES. PHYSICAL MAP: SHOWS THE EARTHS NATURAL FEATURES. TRANSPORTATION.
A. Globe - A scale model of the Earth. 1. Globe vocabulary.
Basic Components of a World Map. Compass Rose Compass rose tells direction on a map. 1. Cardinal Directions NnorthS south E eastW west 2. Intermediate.
Five Themes of Geography: Location Lesson on Absolute Location Grade 6 Humanities.
Compass Rose a design on a map showing direction. It points which way is N, S, E, W, & some intermediate directions on a map a design on a map showing.
World Geography Chapter 1: The Tools of Geography.
Map Skills Vocabulary Mrs. Martin Grade 3. ► We live on the planet _______________. ► A ____________________ is a flat model of the Earth’s surface. We.
Map Skills Compass Rose. Vocabulary Words A map is a flat drawing of all or parts of the Earth.
Review Maps/Globes Grade 3. A ______________ is a model of the Earth that A ______________ is a model of the Earth that is shaped like a ball or _______________.
Map Skills Review. Latitude and Longitude ► Earth is divided into many lines called latitude and longitude.
MAP SKILLS Directions and Latitude and Longitude.
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