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Title: World Geography Pretest


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World Geography Pretest
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Objectives
  • You will be able to
  • Define key geography terms
  • Identify the equator, prime meridian, and lines
    of latitude and longitude on a map of the world.
  • Label the continents correctly
  • Label the oceans also

3
Geography terms to Know
  • A. On the back of your map, define the following
    terms in your own words
  • 1. Hemisphere.
  • 2. Equator
  • 3. Prime meridian
  • 4. Longitude lines
  • 5. Latitude line
  • 6. Key/legend
  • Draw a compass rose and label the cardinal and
    intermediate directions

4
Please label the Prime Meridian and equator on
your map
5
Please label (nice and big) a line of longitude
and latitude On your map so I know you know the
difference.
6
Now label the seven continents on your map in
all Capital letters please!

7
Please now label the five major oceans on your map
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World Geography PretestAnswer Key
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A. Geography terms to Know
1. Hemisphere Half of the globe created by the
prime meridian or the equator. 2. Equator An
imaginary line around the middle of the earth
that divides the globe into the northern and
southern hemispheres. 3. Prime meridian An
imaginary line that divides the globe into the
eastern and western hemispheres. 4. Longitude
Grid lines on a globe going north and south. 5.
Latitude Grid lines on a globe going east and
west. 6. Key/legend Table that explains the
symbols on a map. 1 point for each correct
answer
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B. 8-Point Compass Rose
  • The intermediate directions are northeast (NE),
    northwest (NW), southwest (SW), and southeast
    (SE).
  • They are located HALFWAY between the cardinal
    directions.

8-POINT COMPASS
1 points for each point correctly labeled (total
8 points)
11
Lets check and review the continents and oceans
now!
Circle each feature you labeled correctly
12
South America
  • South America is made up of twelve countries.
  • The Pacific Ocean borders South America to the
    West, and the Atlantic to the East.

13
North America
  • North America is made up of four countries
    Canada is the furthest North, The United States
    is in the middle, and Mexico is the furthest
    south. Greenland is an Island of North America,
    lying Northeast of Canada.
  • There are three Oceans that touch North America,
    The Arctic to the North, The Pacific to the West,
    and the Atlantic to the East.

14
Australia
  • Australia as a continent includes the mainland of
    Australia along with Tasmania and many of the
    Islands throughout the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Indian Ocean borders the west and south,
    while the Pacific is on the east.

15
Asia
  • Asia is made up of numerous countries, the
    largest of which include Russia, China, and
    India.
  • The Pacific Ocean lies to the east, while the
    Indian Ocean falls on the southwest.

16
Europe
  • Europe is made up of forty-eight countries.
  • The Atlantic Ocean is Europes western border.
  • The Arctic Ocean is north of Europe.

17
Africa
  • Africa is made up of fifty-three countries.
  • Africa is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the
    west and the Indian Ocean to the East.

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Asia
North America
Europe
Africa
South America
Australia
What is the one that is still missing?
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Antarctica
  • Antarctica is made of five regions and one island
    Chain.

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Asia
North America
Europe
Africa
South America
Australia
Antarctica
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Oceans
  • Salt water that covers more than 70 percent of
    the earth's surface.
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Southern Ocean

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Ocean
Arctic
Pacific
Atlantic
Ocean
Indian
Ocean
Ocean
Southern Ocean
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Total your score out of 30 points
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