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A. Globe - A scale model of the Earth.
1. Globe vocabulary
a. Grid – A pattern of imaginary lines that circles the globe in north- south and east- west directions.
b. Latitude – imaginary lines that run east-west and measure distances north and south of the equator. (parallels)
c. Equator – Imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the north and south poles. (0 degrees)
d. Longitude – imaginary lines that run north and south and measure distances east and west of the Prime Meridian.
e. Prime Meridian - An imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England and represents 0 degrees longitude.
f. hemispheres - the globe is divided into four hemispheres. 1. Northern 3. Eastern 2. Southern 4. Western
B. Map – A flat diagram of all or part of the Earth’s surface.
1. Map Title – indicates what information is shown.
2. Key (legend) – Explains symbols, colors and lines on a map.
3. Scale Bar- Measuring line that helps to find distance on a map.
4. Compass Rose – Shows positions of cardinal directions.
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