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100

Whats a easy way to remember the Compass Rose Directions

Never Eat Soggy Waffles

100

What map shows boarders, cities, and countries?

Political Map


100

Which way to Longitude Lines go?

Up and Down, N to S 

100

Define a Geographer 

 A geographer is a scholar whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society

100

True or False

Economy is apart of the 5 Themes Of Geography

False
200

Which direction points UP 

North

200

What map shows Land Features like mountains, forest and deserts?

Physical Map

200

What ways to Latitude Lines go?

Left to Right, East to West,  <   >



200

Define Geography 

Geography is the study of the lands, the features, and the inhabitants, of Earth.



200
Give an example of a Map Scale

1inch = 1 mile


1inch = 500,000km

.....

300

Which direction points down?

South

300

What map shows street names, trains, and highways?

Road Map

300

Difference between a Globe and a Map?

Globes are 3-5 and round

Maps are flat

300

What are the seasons that New York goes through

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

300

How many degrees is North at?

0

400

What are the Cardinal directions?

N ,  S  ,  E  ,  W

400

What map shows the weather patters, seasons, and temperature?

Climate Maps

400

Why are legends important? 

They show us important symbols to help us understand the map

400

Describe the Geography of a jungle

HOT

RAIN

HUMID 

TROPICAL

400

Difference between Relative and Absolute Location

Relative location tells where a place is located in relation to another place (EX. I am west of the Dunkin Doughnuts)


Absolute location is specific (EX. I am at  691 St. Nicholas Ave)

500

What are the Intermediate Directions?

NE

NW

SE

SW

500

I have to use my GPS to find my way to the library? What map should I use?

Road Map

500

Why do we need to know basic map skills?

Knowing how to read a Paper/written map will help us when our technology stops working!


500

What are the 5 themes of Geography?

Location

Place

Movement

Region

Human Enviroment Interaction 

500


Why does information move faster than it did back in the day?

Because we use the INTERNET!

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