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World Geo Tools of Geography Part 2

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Transcript of World Geo Tools of Geography Part 2

Tools of Geography (Part 2)
Mr. Poepperling
World Geography Chapter 1
Hemispheres, Continents, and Oceans
Earth and
the Sun
Tropics, Circles,
and Zones
Round World
vs. Flat Map
Ticket Out Of The Door! Ch.1 L2
1. How is the Earth organized regarding amount of continents and oceans? Are they all shown accurately on maps?

2. How do different climate zones affect the way in which people live?

3. How do geographers show information on maps?
Standards and Objectives
Florida State Standards
SS. 912 G1.1, SS. 912 G1.2, SS. 912 G1.3, and SS. 912 G3.1

Objectives
1. Locate all major hemispheres, continents, and oceans around the world

2. Describe earth's movement and how earth's tilt creates seasons and climate zones

3. Analyze different maps and explain the problem of distortion
Map Activities
- Worksheets -
-
Equator
separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres
-
Prime Meridian
separates the Western and Eastern hemispheres
-The
ocean
is divided into the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic oceans
-
Continents
, from largest to smallest:
-Asia, Africa, N. America, S. America,
Antarctica, Europe, and Australia
- One
revolution=
one year, or 365 1/4 days
- Earth makes one full
rotation
every 24 hrs.
- Earth's
axis
is tilted at an angle relative to the
sun, it creates the Earth's seasons (pg. 21)

- When the northern hemisphere is in summer, the southern hemisphere is in winter (
north tilted
towards the sun)
- When the southern hemisphere is in summer,
the northern hemisphere is in winter
(
south tilted towards the sun)
-
Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn -tropic zones-
northernmost and southernmost points where
the sun's rays beat straight down on earth
- Arctic and Antarctic Circle -polar zones- coldest points on earth where night lasts
24 hrs.
-
Temperate Zones
- between the tropical and polar zones- warm summers and cool winters
Draw it in your Notebook!
- Every flat map of Earth involves some
distortion
...sizes and shapes may be wrong, and distances may not be accurately shown
- Different map projections help deal with
distortion
- Robinson Projection


- Lambert Projection
- Mercator Projection


- Eckert IV Projection
- Goode's Projections
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