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Map Skills

Map Skills

Description:

SW define and use geographical skills

Learn how to...

  • Define: hemisphere, equator, prime meridian
  • Use latitude and longitude to find places on a map
  • Differentiate between relative and absolute location

 

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Tutorial

Hemisphere: Half of the world

Every place in the world is part of two hemispheres. For example...

  • The USA is in the Northern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere
  • South Africa is in the Southern Hemisphere and the Eastern Hemisphere

Longitude

Longitude lines, the Prime Meridian, how and why the Prime Meridian was established where it is

Using Latitude and Longitude to find places on a map

Using longitude lines and latitude grid lines to find an exact place on the map.