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Map Skills Compass Rose
Vocabulary Words A map is a flat drawing of all or parts of the Earth.
Vocabulary Words A globe is a model of the earth in the shape of a ball.
Vocabulary Words A compass rose is a symbol that helps someone find directions on a map
Vocabulary Words North, South, East, and West are the four cardinal directions on the compass rose.
Use the compass to answer the following questions. North America is west of Europe? West
Use the compass to answer the following questions. Which continent is South of Africa? SouthSouth
Use the compass to answer the following questions. The Arctic Ocean is north of the Indian Ocean. NorthNorth
Use the compass to answer the following questions. Which ocean is east of Asia? East
Vocabulary Words Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, and Southwest are the four intermediate directions on the compass rose.
Use the compass to answer the following questions. South America is southwest of Europe? Southwest
Use the compass to answer the following questions. Which ocean is northwest of Australia? Northwest
Use the compass to answer the following questions. Australia is southeast of Europe? Southeast
Use the compass to answer the following questions. Which continent is northeast of Africa? Northeast
Map Skills Longitude and Latitude
Vocabulary Words Maps and globes contain two sets of lines that form a grid around the earth.
Vocabulary Words Horizontal lines that run parallel around the earth are called latitude lines.
Vocabulary Words The 0 line of latitude is called the equator.
Vocabulary Words The area north of the Equator is called the Northern Hemisphere.
The Northern Hemisphere The lines in the Northern Hemisphere begins at 0 and ends at 90⁰N.
Vocabulary Words The area south of the Equator is called the Southern Hemisphere.
The Southern Hemisphere The lines in the Southern Hemisphere begins at 0 and ends at 90⁰S.
Vocabulary Words The second set of lines that run around the earth are called longitude lines.
Vocabulary Words The 0 line of longitude is called the prime meridian.
Vocabulary Words The area west of the prime meridian is called the Western Hemisphere.
The Western Hemisphere The lines in the Western Hemisphere begins at 0 and ends at 180⁰W.
Vocabulary Words The area east of the prime meridian is called the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Eastern Hemisphere The lines in the Eastern Hemisphere begins at 0 and ends at 180⁰E.
Using a Grid This grid is used to find locations on a map or globe.
Map Practice Which continent is located at 40⁰N, 80 ⁰W?
Map Practice What is the location of the star on the map below?
What We Should Know This Far
Map Skills Compass Rose.
Introduction to World Geography
World Geography Pretest
Map Skills Vocabulary.
The continents and oceans
Social Studies Map Skills
Geographic Knowledge GLE (3, 5)
Map Skills Basics.
Or How to Orbit the Globe. There are seven continents in the world. With your partners, lay out the blue paper. Next, rip up the green paper in.
Question 1 What is the most famous line of latitude?
What is a map? A map is a smaller representation of an area.
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
Don’t Forget... Contestants …Always phrase your answers in the form of a question!
1. What are longitude lines? 2. What are latitude lines? 3. What do symbols on a map stand for?
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.
Map Skills Compass Rose. Vocabulary Words A compass rose is a symbol that helps someone find directions on a map.
Oceans and Continents Test
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