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Mapas

  1. 1. AIM: How can maps help us to understand the world?Do Now:(1) I am a person who recovers artifacts in order to find out archaeologistabout how people lived in the past __________________ (2) I am valuable information gathered at the actual time of an event in history ________________ Primary sources (3) A textbook and encyclopedia are examples of __________ sources. secondaryHW: Find a map and create 3 questions that could beanswered by using the map.
  2. 2. Identify the largest pieces of the world: C 1 4 7 B A1= Asia 22= Africa D3= Antarctica 5 64= North America5= South America A= Atlantic Ocean B= Pacific Ocean6=Australia C= Arctic Ocean7= Europe 3 D= Indian Ocean
  3. 3. *NOTES* What does this map illustrate? Physical map- shows geographic features such as mountains, lakes, deserts etc. (mother nature)
  4. 4. *NOTES* What does this map illustrate?Political map- shows boundaries/borders of countries (man-made)
  5. 5. *NOTES* INTERPRETING MAPS1. KEY / LEGEND - gives important information that helps tounderstand the map. (Ex. * represents capital city)2. EQUATOR- 0 degree imaginary line of latitude thatseparates the world into a northern and southern hemisphere3. PRIME MERIDIAN- 0 degree imaginary line of longitude thatseparates the world into a eastern and western hemisphere

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