An introduction to the basic parts of a map and basic geography terms!. Key Geography Terms. Why is it important that we know how to read a map?. Do Now. List three parts of a map. Do Now. A set of pointers on a map used to show cardinal and intermediate directions. 1. Compass Rose.
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An introduction to the basic parts of a map and basic geography terms!
Key Geography Terms
Why is it important that we know how to read a map?
List three parts of a map.
A set of pointers on a map used to show cardinal and intermediate directions.
2. Cardinal Directions
3. Intermediate Directions
The legend or key explains what the symbols on a map represent.
Map symbols are used to represent real objects on a map. Both shapes and colors may be used
A "scale" indicates the relationship between a certain distance on the map and the distance on the ground. The map scale is usually located in the legend box of a map, which explains the symbols and provides other important information about the map.
A title of a map describes what the map is about.
An imaginary line runs around the center of Earth halfway between the North and South Poles at 0 degrees latitude.
An imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole of Earth.
Half of the earth. The four halves are the Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere, and Western Hemisphere.
Turn to page 90. Look at map B, city states of Renaissance Italy. Measure the miles between the following places on the map.
A. Siena to Bologna
B. Padua to Milan
Milan to Rome
Tundra or ice
Shrub or desert
B.a. International boundary
B. b. Mountain peak
B. c. City
B. d. Continental boundary
C. a. different barbarian invasions and migrations
C. b. empire and its additions
C. d. capital
C. 2. a. legend
C.2. b. call outs
C.2. c. unit timeline
C.2. d. history questions
D. a. Early Settlements and civilizations
D. b. People Migrate Across the Earth
D. c. graph
D. d. ice sheets
Using the parts of a map