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5th Grade S.S
5th Grade Social Studies Study Stack
|the study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth
|unit that measures angles
|north, east, south, and west
|one half of Earth
|distance east or west of the Prime Meridian measured in degrees
|distance north or south of the Equator measured in degrees
|exact position on Earth in terms of longitude and latitude
|how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
|location of a place relative to another place
|how people affect their environment and how their environment affects them
|mix of human and nonhuman features at a given location
|area with at least one unifying physical or human feature such as climate, landforms, population, or history
|geographic information system (GIS)
|a computer-based system that stores and uses information linked to geographic locations
|photographic image of the Earth's surface taken from the air
|picture of Earth's surface taken from a satellite in orbit
|loss of accuracy
|way to map Earth on a flat surface
|section of the map that explains the map's symbols and shading
|section of a map that shows a larger area than the main map
|section of a map that shows how much distance on the map represents a given distance on the land
|diagram of a compass showing direction
|map that shows physical, or natural, features
|height above sea level
|map that shows political units, such as countries or states
|map that shows the location or distribution of human or physical features
|location, place, region, movement, and human-environment interaction.
|What are the five different themes or ways of thinking that geographers use?
|Geographers use _________ to help locate points on the Earth's surface.
|Geographers have drawn ________ ______ around Earth, dividing it into parts to help pinpoint locations.