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On the map, the sytem of lines tha cross each other to form a pattern of squares are called ______ __________.
True or False:
An INSET MAP shows a larger view of a small area on the main map.
What tells the subject of the map? It may also help you know what kind of map it is.
What is a small map or picture of a globe that shows where the place shown on the main map is located?
What explains the symbols used on a map? Symbols can be colors, patterns, lines or other marks.
What is a MAP SCALE?
this is used to commpare a distance on the map to the distance in the real world. you can find the real distance between places
This is the direction marker on a map.
North, South, East and West are called _______ _____.
What is an INTERMEDIATE DIRECTION?
directions between the cardinal directions. such as northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest
What does a POLITICAL MAP show?
the names and borders of political units in an area in which all the people living there are united under a single government
A _______ _______ shows what the surface of the Earth looks like.
What is LOCATION?`
the place where it can be found
The actions of people change the environment...this is called ________.
Give some examples of PHYSICAL FEATURES.
- bodies of water
- (features created by nature)
Give examples of HUMAN FEATURES.
Areas on earth whose features make them different from other areas are called _______.
The study of earth and the people who live on it is called _______.
The people who learn all they can about places and people who live there are called _________.
Half of the Earth is called a ________.
The line that is halfway between the north pole and south pole is called the _______.
What is the name of the line that divides the western hemisphere from the eastern hemisphere called?
The largest areas on Earth are divided into _________.
Can you name a few?
- Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa
When you describe where a place is in relation to other places you are using _______ ____________.
Part of an ocean or sea extending into the land is a _____.
A _______ is a narrow cahnnel of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
A ______ is a narrow piece of land that connects to larger land areas.
TRUE OR FALSE
Our earliest family members are called ANCESTORS.
One's EXACT position on the Earth's surface is called ______ ________.
Lines that run east to west aare called lines of ________.
(think of a ladder)
Lines that run north and south are called lines of _______.
What is a PARALLEL?
Lines of latitude because they are the same distance.
What are the lines of longitude called that run the same distance apart?
What would you like to do?
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