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  • Shanghai, Buenos Aires
  • Location

    1. 1. Location *Each student needs a Nystrom Desk Atlas
    2. 2. Has your mom ever called or texted you, asking where you were? <ul><li>Did you tell her your relative or absolute location? </li></ul>
    3. 3. What’s relative and absolute location, and what’s the difference?
    4. 4. Relative Location: <ul><li>Using another place to describe that location. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Example <ul><li>If you text your mom back and said: “OMG mom, I’m with my BFF at the Starbucks next to the Greenbelt Theater 3”. </li></ul>Relative Location
    6. 6. Example <ul><li>If you text your mom back and said: “OMG mom, I’m with my BFF at the mall, on the corner of Washington and Main street”. </li></ul>Relative Location
    7. 7. Absolute Location: <ul><li>Your exact location. This can include an address or GPS coordinates (Longitude and Latitude). </li></ul>
    8. 8. Example <ul><li>If you text your mom back and said: “OMG mom, I’m with my BFF at Starbucks, at 2300 East Makati avenue in Manila, Philippines”. </li></ul>Absolute Location
    9. 9. Example <ul><li>If you text your mom back and said: “OMG mom, I’m with my BFF at the Mall of Asia at 14° 32' 6&quot; North, 120° 59' 3&quot; East ”. </li></ul>Relative Location
    10. 10. What are all those numbers for the coordinates, and what are Latitude and Longitude? <ul><li>Turn to page 8 in your atlas </li></ul>
    11. 11. Latitude <ul><li>The lines around the earth that go East to West. </li></ul><ul><li>Find it on your map: </li></ul><ul><li>-The Equator. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Longitude <ul><li>The lines that go North and South on the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Find on your map: </li></ul><ul><li>-Prime Meridian (0) </li></ul><ul><li>– International Date Line. (180) </li></ul>
    13. 13. Each latitude line is given a number. <ul><li>The equator is ‘0’. </li></ul><ul><li>All latitude lines above or north of the equator are 1degree north to 90 degrees North (at the North pole). </li></ul><ul><li>All latitude lines below or south of the equator are 1degree south to 90 degrees south(at the south pole). </li></ul>
    14. 14. Latitude Lines <ul><li>Use the left and right side of your map to find the latitude: </li></ul><ul><li>30 degrees N </li></ul><ul><li>60 degrees S </li></ul><ul><li>23 1/2 degrees N </li></ul>
    15. 15. Each longitude line is given a number too. <ul><li>The prime meridian is ‘0’ (which runs through France and Africa). </li></ul><ul><li>All longitude lines going East from the prime meridian go from 1 degree east to 180 degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>All longitude lines going West from the prime meridian go from 1 degree west to 180 degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>180 degrees is the International Date Line. It runs off the coast of New Zealand up to the eastern most part of Russia. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Longitude Lines <ul><li>Use the top and the bottom of your map to find the longitude: </li></ul><ul><li>90 degrees W </li></ul><ul><li>120 degrees E </li></ul><ul><li>75 degrees E </li></ul>
    17. 17. Both Together = Coordinates <ul><li>What major city is located at the absolute location of 31 degrees North and 121 degrees East? </li></ul><ul><li>What major city is located at the absolute location of 37 degrees South and 59 degrees West? </li></ul>
    18. 18. Time to play a game!!!!!

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