A Closer Look at Maps. Created by Miss Pflaumer For 3 rd Grade Students. Location Place Movement Places & People Change Each Other Region. Five Themes of Geography Skills. Which is a globe and which is not?. What’s the difference?. The Earth. Third planet from the sun.
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A Closer Look at Maps
Created by Miss Pflaumer
For 3rd Grade Students
Places & People Change Each Other
What’s the difference?
Our Continent: North America
The United States
It is GREEN. Can you find it?
Did you figure out that JEFFERSON COUNTY is green?
This is a closer look at Jefferson County.
This is a broad, flat-topped hill with steep sides; larger than a butte, but smaller than a plateau.
A hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding area and has a flat top and steep sides.
A deep valley with steep walls cut into the earth by running water.
Land higher than level ground but not as high or as steep as a mountain.
Elevation higher than a hill.
A treeless plain usually covered by tall grass.
A dry area of land with fewer than 10 inches of precipitation each year.
Land entirely surrounded by water.
Landmass surrounded by water on three sides.
Low place between hills or mountains.
An opening in the Earth’s crust through which molten lava, ash, & gases are ejected.
The shore of a body of water, usually sandy or pebbled.
A group or chain of islands.
A high, steep rock face.
High, flat land; larger than a mesa.
A slow moving river of thick ice.
A large natural stream of water that empties into an ocean, a lake, or other body of water.
A large area of sea or ocean partly surrounded by land.
A narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
Shallow body of water along a coast but protected from the ocean.
A flow of water that falls vertically.
A large body of salt water completely or partially enclosed by land.
Entire body of salt water that covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface.