Combo with Social Studies: Labeling the 7 Continents and 5 Oceans and 1 other

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North America

What Continent is Number 1?

South America

What Continent is Number 2?

Antarctica

What Continent is Number 3?

Europe

What Continent is Number 4?

Africa

What Continent is Number 5?

Asia

What Continent is Number 6?

Australia

What Continent is Number 7?

Pacific Ocean

What Ocean is Number 1?

Atlantic Ocean

What Ocean is Number 2?

Arctic Ocean

What Ocean is Number 3?

Indian Ocean

What Ocean is Number 4?

Southern Ocean

What Ocean is Number 5?

Contiguous

(adj) next to; touching; adjoining

Bar Scale

a graphic that compares distance on a map to the actual distance

Cardinal Directions

N, S, E, W

Intermediate Directions

NE, NW, SE, SW

Compass Rose

directional arrow that shows cardinal/intermediate directions on a map

Legend/Key

guide/list that explains the symbols on a map

Inset Map

a smaller map set within the border of a large one

International Border

border between countries

Cartographer

mapmaker

Degrees

units of latitiude or longitude

Equator

imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth halfway b/t North & South poles @ 0 degrees

Meridians/Lines of Longitude

imaginary lines b/t North and South poles

North Pole

point on Earth @ 90 degrees N latitude, where the lines of longitude meet

Parallels/Lines of Latitude

imaginary lines on Earth that run parallel to the equator

Prime Meridian

imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole of Earth at 0 degrees longitude

South Pole

point on Earth located at 90 degrees S latitude where the lines of longitude meet

The Four Hemispheres

Western, Eastern, Northern, Southern

Cartographer

mapmaker

Hemisphere

half of the Earth

Equator

0 degrees latitude

Prime Meridian

0 degrees longitude

North Pole

90 degrees N latitude

South Pole

90 degrees S latitude

Plateau

a large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; has at least one side with a steep slope

Elevation

the height of land above or below sea level

Rift

a deep crack in the Earth' s surface

Tributary

a river or sream that flows into a larger river

Fertile

rich in the substances plants need to grow

Irrigate

to supply with water through a ditch, pipe, channel, or sprinkler

Drought

a long period of little or no rain

Oasis

a fertile place in the desert where there is water and vegetation

Savanna

a region of tall grasses with scattered trees

Nomad

a person who has no permanent, settled home and instead moves from place to place

Subsistance Farming

raising just enough crops to support one' s family

Cash Crop

a crop that is raised for sale

Economy

a system for producing, distributing, consuming, and owning goods and services

Diversify

to add variety to: to expand a country' s economy by increasing the variety of goods produced

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