Vocabulary
Parts of a Map
Different types of Maps
Directions/Latitude and longitude
Themes of Geography
100

What is the definition of Geography? 

The study of its earth and its people. 

100

What is at the top of the map that tells us what the map is about? 

What is a title? 

100

What type of map shows us states, countries and cities? 

What is a political map? 
100

What are the cardinal directions? 

North East South and West


100

Which theme of geography can give the exact  or relative area something is? 

What is absolute and relative location? 

200

What is a continent? 

A large landmass that is surrounded by an ocean? 

200

What is the part of the map that measures miles? 

What is a scale? 

200

What type of map shows us mountains, rivers, plains and deserts etc? 

What is a physical map? 

200

What are the intermediate directions? 

Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest. 

200

When we describe a particular city, country, state or area it is known as? 

What is place? 

300

What is an ocean? 

An ocean is a large body of water that borders a continent? 
300

What is the part of the map that tells us direction? 

What is a compass or compass rose? 

300

What type of map shows us climate and different rain, snow, sleet as well as other weather patterns? 

What is a climate map? 

300
How do latitude measure on a map? 

They measure north and south? 

300

What is called when people ideas and goods move from one place to another? 

What is movement? 

400

What is a map? 

a flat image of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc.

400

What is called where there are lines that are flat and long on a map? 

What are latitude and longitude lines? 

400

What do you call a map that focus on the population density in a country, state or area? 

What is a population density map? 
400

How do longitude lines measure? 

They measure east and west? 

400

what is called when the environment impacts us as well as humans impacting the environment? 

What is Human Environment Interaction? 

500

What is the purpose of a compass? 

To show us directions. 

500
What is the part of the map that shows us different symbols and colors and tells us what they mean? 

What is a legend or key? 

500
What type of map talks about the various resources in a country, state or an area? 

What is a resource map? 

500

What are the zero degree latitude and longitude line? 

What are the Equator and Prime Meridian. 
500

When we are talking about a larger area, whether it is multiple states or countries that have common factors such as language, weather, religion etc, this is called? 

What is region? 

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