The parts of a map


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The parts of a map

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