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1

What are the 7 continents?

Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Europe
North America
South America

2

What are the 5 oceans?

Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Southern Ocean

3

What is hemisphere?

Half of a sphere.

4

What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into northern and southern hemispheres?

Equator

5

The _______________ and __________________ divides the Earth into hemispheres.

Prime Meridian
Equator

6

What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into Eastern and Western hemispheres?

Prime Meridian

7

What are regions?

Places (areas of land) that have common characteristics.

8

What do we use to find places?

Maps

9

Most maps have __________.

Grids

10

Line run from ______ to ____________ and _______ to _________ to create a grid.

top to bottom
side to side

11

What on a grid identify the exact location of a place?

Letters and numbers

12

Maps include what three things?

Title
Map Legend
Compass Rose

13

What is the title of a map?

The name or kind of map.

14

What is the map legend?

A list of shapes and symbols used on a map and an explanation of what each stands for.

15

What is the compass rose?

A symbol that shows direction (north, east, south, west) on a map.

16

What is a continent?

A large body of land on the Earth.