2 Bell Ringer - Quiz Step 1: Draw two circles on your paper. Step 2: In the first circle, draw and label the equator.Step 3: In the first circle, draw three lines of latitude on both sides of the equator.Step 4: In the second circle, draw and label the Prime Meridian.Step 5: In the second, draw three lines of longitude on both sides of the Prime Meridian.
3 Use the image below to answer number 2. 2. What continent is located in the:Northern HemisphereEastern HemisphereSouthern HemisphereWestern Hemisphere
4 3. What is the definition of absolute location. 4 3. What is the definition of absolute location? 4. What is the definition of relative location?
5 Questions 5 -10 – Use your atlas 5. Pg 88 – What is the approximate absolute location of Seward, Alaska? 6. Pg 138 – What is the approximate absolute location of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil? 7. Pg. 154 – What city is located at approximately 38ºN and 24ºE? 8. Pg What city is located at approximately 2ºN and 104ºE? 9. Pg. 154 – Using Paris, France as a reference point, what is the relative location of Naples, Italy? 10. Pg – Using Homs, Syria as a reference point, what is the relative location of Warsaw, Poland?
6 Questions 11-15 – Use the atlas 11. Pg – How many miles does the scale measure at its fullest? 12. Pg – How far is it from Atlanta, GA to Chicago, IL? 13. Pg. 194 How many kilometers does the scale measure at its fullest? 14. Pg. 194 How many kilometers is it from Karachi, Pakistan to Baghdad, Iraq? 15. Pg.104 – using Denver, CO as a reference point– tell me another city, its absolute location, and its relative location from Denver (three answers)
7 Types of Maps – Physical and Political Physical maps show the location and the topography, or shape of the Earth’s physical features. A study of an area’s physical features can help explain its historical developmentPolitical maps shows the boundaries and locations of political units such as countries, states, and cities (often divided by color). A study of a political map gives you a context for the region.
8 Physical MapsUse shading and texture to show general relief (difference in elevation, height, landforms).Landforms are physical features such as plains, mountains, plateaus, and valleys.Show rivers, streams, lakes and other water forms.
9 Political MapsMany of the items on a political map are human-made, or determined by humans rather than nature.Boundaries, capital cities, and roads.Might also show physical features such as mountains and rivers.
10 Examples in the AtlasPolitical Maps Pg. 2-3 Pg. 88 Pg. 228Physical Maps Pg. 4-5 Pg. 89 Pg. 229Activity – After looking at the examples, what three words would you use to describe each type of map?
11 Thematic Maps – maps that provide a particular kind of information or a single idea Flow-Line maps – use arrows to show the movement of people, ideas, or physical systems.Examples in Atlas:PgPGQualitative Maps – use colors, symbols, lines, or dots to show information related to a specific idea. Examples in Atlas: Pg PgActivity: When would you use a qualitative map? A Flow-Line map?What three words would you use to describe each type of map?
12 September 5, 2013Bell Ringer Identify the types of maps: Physical Political Qualitative Flow-Line
21 List the Seven Continents North America South America Europe Africa Asia Australia Antarctica
22 Antarctica Label the Continents Europe Asia North America Africa South AmericaAustraliaAntarctica
23 Name the OceansPacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Artic Ocean Indian Ocean *Southern Ocean* Southern Ocean is not always recognized as an ocean
24 Label the Oceans Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean Arctic OceanAtlantic OceanPacific OceanPacific OceanIndian OceanSouthern Ocean
25 Name the countries of North America Central America Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua Panama Bermuda (UK) Canada Greenland (Den.) Mexico Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Fr.) United StatesCaribbean Anguilla (UK) Antigua and Barbuda Aruba (Neth.) Bahamas, The[note 4] Barbados Bonaire (Neth.) British Virgin Islands (UK) Cayman Islands (UK) Cuba Curaçao (Neth.) Curaçao (Neth.) Saint Kitts and Nevis Dominica Saint Lucia Dominican Republic Saint Martin (Fr.) Grenada Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Guadeloupe (Fr.) Sint Eustatius (Neth.) Haiti Sint Maarten (Neth.) Jamaica Trinidad and Tobago Martinique (Fr.) Turks and Caicos Islands[note 6] (UK) Montserrat (UK) United States Virgin Islands (US) Navassa Island (US) Puerto Rico (US) Saba (Neth.) Saint Barthélemy (Fr.)
26 North America Greenland Cuba Mexico Canada United States Haiti Belize Dominican RepublicHaitiNorth AmericaBelizeMexicoPuerto RicoHondurasNicaraguaGuatemalaEl SalvadorCosta RicaPanama
27 Name the countries of South America Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador Falkland Islands (UK)French Guiana Guyana Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela
28 South America Guyana Ecuador Peru Brazil Bolivia Chile Uruguay SurinameVenezuelaColombiaFrench GuianaEcuadorPeruBrazilBoliviaParaguayChileUruguayArgentinaSouth America