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54 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map- a _____ or representation of Eart…
Most of the pictures we view of the Ea…
________ _______- a fixed place on the…
When viewing a globe, we use the _____…
Model
Satellites
Reference Point
Equator, Poles
Map- a _____ or representation of Eart…
Model
Most of the pictures we view of the Ea…
Satellites
17 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
A two dimensional or flat representation of Earths surface or…
The direction to the geographic North Pole
The difference between the magnetic north and the true north
Distance north or south of the equator
map
A two dimensional or flat representation of Earths surface or…
true north
The direction to the geographic North Pole
29 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
magnetic declination
contour lines
elevation
prime meridian
the angle of correction between magnetic north and geographic…
lines that connect equal points of elevation
the height above sea level
0 degrees longitude
magnetic declination
the angle of correction between magnetic north and geographic…
contour lines
lines that connect equal points of elevation
19 terms
MAPS AS MODELS OF THE EARTH
MAP
TRUE NORTH
MAGNETIC DECLINATION
LATITUDE
a representation of the features of a physical body such as e…
the direction to the geographic north pole
the difference between the magnetic north the true north
the distance north or south from the equtor; expressed in deg…
MAP
a representation of the features of a physical body such as e…
TRUE NORTH
the direction to the geographic north pole
18 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map (page 34)
True north (page 36)
Magnetic declination (page 36)
equator (page 37)
a model or representation of the Earth's surface.
when the geographic North Pole never changes
when you use a compass to map or explore the Earth's surface
a circle halfway between the poles that divides the Earth int…
Map (page 34)
a model or representation of the Earth's surface.
True north (page 36)
when the geographic North Pole never changes
20 terms
Maps as models of the earth
map
true north
Magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
The angle of correction
the distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
25 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
cardinal directions
Eratosthenes
a mode or representation of the Earth's surface
geographic north, the north pole that never changes because i…
North, South, East and West
Greek mathematician who calculated the Earth's circumference…
map
a mode or representation of the Earth's surface
true north
geographic north, the north pole that never changes because i…
31 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
Reference Point
Cardinal Directions
True North
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
A fixed place on Earth's surface from which direction and loc…
North, South, East, West.
The direction to the geographic North Pole.
Map
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
Reference Point
A fixed place on Earth's surface from which direction and loc…
9 terms
Models of the Earth- Topographic Maps
topography
elevation
topographic map
contour line
the size and shape of the land surface features of a region,…
the height of an object above sea level
a map that shows the surface features of the earth by means o…
a line on a map connecting points of equal elevation
topography
the size and shape of the land surface features of a region,…
elevation
the height of an object above sea level
15 terms
Modeling and Mapping the Earth
Earth's Four Spheres
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Atmosphere, Biosphere, Geosphere, Hydrosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds our planet
The portion of earth that is water
includes all living organisms on earth.
Earth's Four Spheres
Atmosphere, Biosphere, Geosphere, Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that surrounds our planet
15 terms
Maps and models of earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
equator
is a model or representation of the earth's surface
because the location of the North Pole never changes it is ca…
magnetic declination is measured in degrees east or west of t…
is a circle halfway between the poles that divides the earth…
map
is a model or representation of the earth's surface
true north
because the location of the North Pole never changes it is ca…
25 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
Reference points
Cardinal directions
How do you determine North, South, Eas…
a model or representation of the Earths surface
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
points on the earth that determine location. North, South, Ea…
magnetic compass
Map
a model or representation of the Earths surface
Reference points
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
20 terms
Measuring Earth/Models and Maps
As the altitude increases within Earth…
Zones of Earths interior in order
The altitude of Polaris...
Contour lines bend ____________ when c…
Increses
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
Equals the latitude of the observer
Upstream
As the altitude increases within Earth…
Increses
Zones of Earths interior in order
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
19 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
True North
Magnetic ... Declination
Latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
the direction to the geographic North Pole.
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
Map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
True North
the direction to the geographic North Pole.
17 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
True North
Magnetic Declination
Latitude
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
The direction to the geographic North Pole.
The difference between the magnetic north and the true north
The distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
Map
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
True North
The direction to the geographic North Pole.
10 terms
Maps as models of the earth
Cylindrical projection
Conic projection
Azimuthal projection
Remote sensing
A map projection that is made by moving the surface features…
A map projection that is made by moving the surface features…
A map projection that is made by moving the surface features…
The process of gathering and analyzing information about an o…
Cylindrical projection
A map projection that is made by moving the surface features…
Conic projection
A map projection that is made by moving the surface features…
25 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
cardinal directions
Eratosthenes
a mode or representation of the Earth's surface
geographic north, the north pole that never changes because i…
North, South, East and West
Greek mathematician who calculated the Earth's circumference…
map
a mode or representation of the Earth's surface
true north
geographic north, the north pole that never changes because i…
Maps and Models of the Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the angle of correction
the distance of north and south from the equator
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
22 terms
Maps as Models of the earth
Mercator projection
relief
prime meridian
contour lines
A ________shows longitude as straight parallel lines on the m…
All flat lands are areas of low______.
The___________is an imaginary line that passes through Greenw…
Equal points of elevation on a topographic map are connected…
Mercator projection
A ________shows longitude as straight parallel lines on the m…
relief
All flat lands are areas of low______.
16 terms
Maps of Models of the Earth Vocab
Map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
representaton of the features of earth
direction of the geologic north pole
difference between the magnetic north and true north
the distance north or south of the equator
Map
representaton of the features of earth
true north
direction of the geologic north pole
20 terms
Science/Maps and Models of the Earth
Equal points of elevation on a topogra…
The equator is an imaginary line of __…
All flat lands are areas of low _______.
A ____________ shows shows longitude a…
contour lines
latitude
relief
mercator projection
Equal points of elevation on a topogra…
contour lines
The equator is an imaginary line of __…
latitude
20 terms
Maps as Models of the Earth
What is a Map?
What is True North?
What is Magnetic Declination?
What is Latitude?
A map is a representation of the features of a physical body…
True North is the direction to the geographic north pole
Magnetic Declination is the difference between the magnetic n…
Latitude is the distance north or south from the equator; exp…
What is a Map?
A map is a representation of the features of a physical body…
What is True North?
True North is the direction to the geographic north pole
60 terms
The Earth Model and Topographic Maps
Atmosphere
Ozone layer
Troposphere
Mesosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
only layer with water vapor and weather (in atmosphere)
burns up traffic (in atmosphere)
Atmosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
Ozone layer
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
9 terms
Maps as Model of the Earth
A point whose latitude is 0 is located…
The distance in degrees east or west o…
The needle pf a magentic compass point…
The most common map projections are ba…
Equator
Longitude
Magnetic North Pole
...
A point whose latitude is 0 is located…
Equator
The distance in degrees east or west o…
Longitude
60 terms
The Earth Model and Topographic Maps
Atmosphere
Ozone layer
Troposphere
Mesosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
only layer with water vapor and weather (in atmosphere)
burns up traffic (in atmosphere)
Atmosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
Ozone layer
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
60 terms
The Earth Model and Topographic Maps
Atmosphere
Ozone layer
Troposphere
Mesosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
only layer with water vapor and weather (in atmosphere)
burns up traffic (in atmosphere)
Atmosphere
- gases that form a thin envelope surrounding earth... - held in…
Ozone layer
absorbs UV rays which heats up stratosphere but protects us (…
39 terms
Science: Maps as Models of the Earth
map
2000
Erathosthenes
reference points
a model or representation of the earth's surface
Greek scientist believed the earth to be a sphere ________ ye…
Greek mathematician ... Calculated the earth's circumference in…
fixed place on earth's surface... used to describe direction/lo…
map
a model or representation of the earth's surface
2000
Greek scientist believed the earth to be a sphere ________ ye…
11 terms
Maps and Globes are Models of Earth
Relief Map
Map Scale
Map Legend
Equator
a map that shows the differences in elevation in and are. Rel…
The comparison of distance on a map with actual distance on w…
a chart that explains the meaning of each symbol used on a ma…
An imaginary east-west line around the center of Earth that d…
Relief Map
a map that shows the differences in elevation in and are. Rel…
Map Scale
The comparison of distance on a map with actual distance on w…
28 terms
Chapter 1: Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
Cardinal directions
Reference point
True north
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
north, south, east, and west
"a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction an…
the geographic North Pole
Map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
Cardinal directions
north, south, east, and west
Maps as Models of the Earth Vocabulary
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as e…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator; expresses in de…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as e…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
24 terms
G1 - Maps as Models of the Earth
map
reference point
cardinal directions
compass
a model or representation of a physical body such as Earth
a fixed place on the earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west
tool that uses the natural magnetism of the Earth to show dir…
map
a model or representation of a physical body such as Earth
reference point
a fixed place on the earth's surface from which direction and…
17 terms
Josh Earth Science "Maps and Models of the Earth"
summer solstice (June 21)
winter solstice (December 21)
why seasons on earth?
equinox (March 21, September21)
longest day of the year
shortest day of the year
the earth is tilted
equal day and night
summer solstice (June 21)
longest day of the year
winter solstice (December 21)
shortest day of the year
12 terms
Models of the Earth-Mapping the Earth's Surface
cartography
remote sensing
map projection
cylindrical projection
the science of map making
the process of gathering and analyzing information about an o…
a flat map that represents a three-dimensional curved surface
produced when marking on a transparent globe are projected on…
cartography
the science of map making
remote sensing
the process of gathering and analyzing information about an o…
27 terms
Earth's Changing Surface - Maps as Models of Earth
map
reference point
cardinal dirctions
magnetic compass
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west
a tool that uses the natural magnetism of the Earth to show d…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
reference point
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
21 terms
7th grade: Maps as Models of the Earth
distortion:
small:
reference point:
contour lines:
Caused by moving information from a curved surface to a flat…
Type of relief a flat area has
A fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction & l…
Used to show elevation on a topographic map;... Connect equal po…
distortion:
Caused by moving information from a curved surface to a flat…
small:
Type of relief a flat area has
18 terms
science vocab- Maps as Models of the Earth
map
True north
magnetic declination
equator
is a model of representation of earth's surface
the geographic north pole
the angle of correction for the difference between geographic…
a circle halfway between the poles that divides the Earth int…
map
is a model of representation of earth's surface
True north
the geographic north pole
24 terms
Ms Shearin- Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and true north
the distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
Ch 2 Maps as Models of the Earth
Which direction does a compass needle…
What unit of measurement is used to de…
A method of sending energy waves from…
On a topographic map, what is used to…
towards the magnetic north pole
degrees
radar
contour lines
Which direction does a compass needle…
towards the magnetic north pole
What unit of measurement is used to de…
degrees
31 terms
Earth Science W3- Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
Reference Point
North pole, South pole, equator, and t…
Axis
What is the representation of the features of a physical body…
What is a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direc…
Name places used as reference points.
What does the Earth rotate on?
Map
What is the representation of the features of a physical body…
Reference Point
What is a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direc…
27 terms
Science and Technology Maps as Models of Earth
map
reference point
cardinal dirctions
magnetic compass
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west
a tool that uses the natural magnetism of the Earth to show d…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
reference point
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
22 terms
Chapter 2: Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as t…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
17 terms
Chapter 2: Maps as Models of the Earth
Map
True North
Magnetic Declination
Latitude
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
The direction to the geographic North Pole
The difference between the magnetic north and the true north
The distance north or south from the equator; expressed in de…
Map
A representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
True North
The direction to the geographic North Pole
36 terms
Earth Science Maps as Models of the Earth - Ch. 2
Map
Reference Point
Cardinal Directions
True North
Model or representation of the Earth's Survace
A fixed place on the Earth's surface used to describe directi…
north, south, east, west
the geographic North Pole
Map
Model or representation of the Earth's Survace
Reference Point
A fixed place on the Earth's surface used to describe directi…
19 terms
Chapter 2 Maps as Models of the Earth
map
reference point
cardinal directions
equator
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which directions an…
north, south, east, and west.
a circle between the North and South Pole and the magnetic no…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
reference point
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which directions an…
17 terms
Ch.2 Maps as Models of Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator ; expressed in d…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
27 terms
Science and Technology Maps as Models of Earth
map
reference point
cardinal dirctions
magnetic compass
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west
a tool that uses the natural magnetism of the Earth to show d…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
reference point
a fixed place on the Earth's surface from which direction and…
29 terms
Chapter 2, Maps as Models of the Earth
map
Eratosthenes
reference point
cardinal direction
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
Greek mathematician that wanted to know size of the Earth
a fixed point on the earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
Eratosthenes
Greek mathematician that wanted to know size of the Earth
18 terms
Chapter 2, Maps as Models of the Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator, expressed in de…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
Ch.2 Maps as Models of Earth
map
true north
magnetic declination
latitude
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
the direction to the geographic North Pole
the difference between the magnetic north and the true north
the distance north or south from the equator ; expressed in d…
map
a representation of the features of a physical body such as E…
true north
the direction to the geographic North Pole
53 terms
7th grade science-Maps as Models of the Earth
map
reference point
cardinal directions
true north
a model or representation of the earth's surface
a fixed place on the earth's surface from which direction and…
north, south, east and west are classified as these
the geographic north pole never changes
map
a model or representation of the earth's surface
reference point
a fixed place on the earth's surface from which direction and…
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