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# The parts of a map

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• 1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
• 2. The Parts of a Map Created by Mr. Raponi
• 3. Maps
• Map-making dates back to
• the ________________ age, which was between 6,000 and 10,000 years ago.
• People who make maps are known as
• _______________________.
• A map is a simplified picture of a space, a navigational helper that shows relationships between objects and places.
Stone Cartographers
• 4.
• On a map, a model of a compass on the map that helps to show direction is known as the
• ___________________________.
• The four ways on a map (North, South, East, West) are called the
• ___________________________
• Another form of directions are known as
• _____________________________. This means the directions such as Northeast and Southwest.
Compass Rose Cardinal Directions Intermediate Directions North South East West NE SE NW SW
• 5. Need a Way to Remember The Directions? Never Eat Soggy Waffles
• 6.
• On a map, a
• _____________ tells you that one inch on the map represents a particular distance of land.
• This is always different. On one maps an inch can equal 1 mile or an inch can equal 100 miles.
• For Example, if you are looking at a map of the world, one inch on that map may equal 500 Miles. However, If you are looking at a map of Peabody, one inch on that map would probably equal 1 mile.
Scale [ ] = 500 Miles
• 7. What is Scale?
• 8.
• Maps have several symbols and they are explained in an area called the
• _____________ or
• _____________.
• This area will tell you exactly what each picture on the map represents.
Key Legend Map __________
• 9.
• An example of some types of symbols could include state parks, roads, cities and important landmarks.
• An example could look like this:
• = Hospital
= Super Bowl Champion
• 10. On a regular map, a ___________ will usually tell you the subject of the map. This portion of a map provides important clues about the cartographer's intentions and goals. Title
• 11.
• Some maps use a
• ____________ of
• ______________ and
• ___________________.
• This is also known as lines of
• ______________________ and
• _______________________.
• We will discuss this in much further detail in the weeks to come.
Grid Parallels Meridians Latitude Longitude
• 12.
• Every part of a map has a very simple purpose. That is to make sure that people who use maps have the accurate information that they need to understand the map.
• The more that you know about maps, the easier it will be for you to use them.
• 13. Mr. Raponi's Classroom = Computer = Filing Cabinet = Podium = Desks = Big Desk = Mr.Raponi
• 14. Brain Pop Video
• Parts of a Map