Harcourt social studies grade 3 chapter 3 lesson 1
A feature found in nature such as weather plant life or land
The physical and human features of a place.
A feature such as a building bridge or road that people add to a landscape
An item from nature that people can use such as trees water or soil
Earths largest land masses. Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica Europe, Australia
A half of the Earth
A way to divide the earth. An imaginary line that is half way between the north and south poles. Divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
A line that shows where a state or country ends.
The location of a place in relation to another place. A compass rose can help find it.
Lines on a map make a grid to find your exact location
Lines on the Earth that run east-west and measure the distance in degrees north and south of the equator
Lines on the earth the run north-south and measure distance east and west if the prime meridian
Shows true shapes of oceans and continents.
The northern half of the earth.
The southern half of the earth
Hot and wet
What would the climate of a town that was located close to the equator be like?
Means to save or keep much the same.
A map that tells about the physical features of a place.
This is like an aerial photograph in that it shows a place from above. What is it?
Resources that can be made again by nature or people
Coal and oil
Name 2 natural resources that can be used as fuel
water, plants, air
Name a renewable resource
Something that cannot be made again by nature.
Hot, cold, wet, or dry
Ways of describing the climate of a place.
They show a place from above
How is a map LIKE a photograph
Maps use colors, drawing , and symbols instead of a photograph
Name some ways a map is different from an aerial photograph
It slowly wears away the earths surface.
How does erosion affect the earth?
The largest land areas on the earth