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Title: MAPS AND GLOBES


1
MAPS AND GLOBES
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2
MAPS
  • Definitions
  • Map a drawing of a place
  • Map Key tells what symbols on a map stand for
  • Symbol something that stands for something else
  • Grid Map a map divided by lines that form
    squares used to find places
  • Compass Rose shows directions on a map

3
Map of the World
Insert picture of a world map
4
EARTH Continents and Oceans
  • Earth is made up of 7 continents and 4 oceans
  • Look at the pictures and see if you can find all
    7 continents and the oceans

Insert a map showing all seven continents and the
oceans.
5
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!
  • Click below to play a game.
  • http//www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/cop
    ycat/copycat.html

6
Continents
  • Each continent is made up of different countries.
    Our continent, North America, contains the
    United States of America, Canada, and Mexico.

Insert a map of North America
7
Countries
  • Each country has its own landforms, animals,
    plants, and people.

Insert a picture of landforms, animals, plants,
etc. from different countries.
8
The World
  • Together each continent makes up our world.

Insert picture of continents
9
Globes
  • Globes are models of the earth.

Insert picture of globes
10
Where am I?
  • Using a map or globe we can always know exactly
    where in the world we are.

11
WORKS CITED
  • National Geographic Web Site. Retrieved Jun. 19,
    2003, . Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,
    http//www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/cop
    ycat/copycat.html
  • "XPEDITIONS" 19 Jun. 2003 raphic.com/xpeditions/atlas/index.html?Parentworl
    dModebSubMode
  • MSN Learning and Research Continents. Retrieved
    Jun. 19, 2003, http//encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpa
    ges/SRPage.aspx?searchcontinents
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM. Retrieved Jun. 19, 2003,
    http//www.encyclopedia.com/
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