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Bell Ringer. Pick up a Latitude and Longitude sheet from the front. This activity is your bell ringer for the day. . Globes to Maps. Ms. Taylor - Geography. The difference between a globe and a map. Globe – round representation of the earth Map – flat representation of the earth

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bell ringer
Bell Ringer
  • Pick up a Latitude and Longitude sheet from the front. This activity is your bell ringer for the day.
globes to maps

Globes to Maps

Ms. Taylor - Geography

the difference between a globe and a map
The difference between a globe and a map
  • Globe – round representation of the earth
  • Map – flat representation of the earth

*Globes more accurately show distance. Why?

cartographers
Cartographers
  • are mapmakers
  • use math formulas to transfer information from the round glove to a flat map.
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GPS
  • Many cartographers use a GPS (Global Positioning System)
  • helps people locate places from coordinates through satellites
projections
Projections
  • There are many different ways to show the earth on a flat piece of paper. These are called map projections.
goode s interrupted equal area projection
Goode’s Interrupted Equal-Area Projection

Shows continents close to their true shapes and sizes.

robinson projection
Robinson Projection

There are distortions near the poles.

winkel tripel projection
WinkelTripel Projection

Continents are not as distorted as they are in the Robinson projection.

mercator projection
Mercator Projection

Shows land shapes accurately, but not size or distance.

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