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review of maps and globes-3rd grade

St. Henry-Ms. Biga
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north america, south america, europe, asia, africa, australia, antarctica
Name the 7 contintents
pacific ocean, indian ocean, atlantic ocean, arctic ocean
Name the four oceans
globe
a model of the earth
continent
one of the seven bodies of land
map
a flat drawing of the earth
ocean
one of the four bery large bodies of water
cardinal directions
north, south, east, west
intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, northwest, southwest
compass rose
a figure that shows directions on a map
symbol
anything that stands for something else (on maps, symbols stand for real items/things)
Map key
the small box on a map that contains and explains symbols on the map.
The poles tell which directions are north and south
Why is knowing where the poles are located helpful in studying a globe?
a globe is round; it is a more accurate model of the Earth as the Earth is round. Maps are flat representations of the Earth
Why are globes a better way of seeing the Earth than maps?
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How many continents does the earth have?
North America
On what continent do we live
Pacific and Atlantic
What two oceans border North America
directions on a map
What information does a compass rose show
It uses letters and arrows
How does a compass rose show dirctions?
map keys explain symbols on a map
How do map keys help us to use maps?
a map that shows different landforms on Earth
What is a landform map?
a map that has numbered and lettered lines to help find things and places
What is a grid map