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    Location ppt Location ppt Presentation Transcript

    • Understanding maps
    • Location
      Where a specific place on earth can be found.
    • Map
      A drawing of a place
      Has information about features of the area.
      Maps are usually flat
    • Globe
      A model of the earth
    • Sphere
      A solid figure that has a shape of a ball.
    • Hemisphere
      Half of a sphere
    • North Pole
      The geographic point on Earth which is the farthest north.
    • South Pole
      The geographic point on Earth which is furthest south.
    • EQUATOR
      An imaginary line that divides the earth into the northern and the southern hemispheres
    • Prime meridian
      An imaginary line that circles the Earth from pole to pole, It divides the Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
    • Lines of Longitude
      Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run from north to south. They can tell you how far east or west a place is located from the prime meridian.
    • Lines of Latitude
      Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run from east to west. Lines of latitude can tell you how far north or south a place is located from the equator.
    • Compass
      A tool that shows the direction of magnetic North.
    • Compass Rose
      The part of the map that shows directions
    • Directions
      North, South, East , West
    • Distance
      The amount of space between two points
    • Elevation
      The height a landform is above sea level
    • Grid
      a series of horizontal and perpendicular lines used to find coordinates of a point
    • Scale
      A place on a map usually located on the key that compares the size of the model to the actual size of the area being represented.
    • Symbol
      Something on a map that stands for something else.
    • Sources:
      http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/newart/hemispheres.gif
      http://www.alexmorgan.com/miles.jpg
      http://www.google.com.ph/imglanding
      http://www.google.com.ph/image1
    • Sources:
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/World_map_with_equator.jpg
      http://www.nssgeography.com/canada9%20web/Unit%20Map%20Skills/Longitude%20and%20latitude_files/image005.jpg
      http://www.kidsgeo.com/images/graphic-map-scale.jpg
      http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-map-symbols-image6021340