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soc studies

unit 1 study guide

what is location Where something on a map is
what is place place shows where a human or physical feature is
what is the difference between physical features and human features a human feature is a man made thing and a physical feature is nature
what is a region region is an area where something is. there are physical, political, and cultural
what is human environment interaction how nature affects people and how humans affect people
what is movement how people, ideas, and goods get from place to place
what are lines of latitude latitude goes east and west but measures north and south
what does latitude measure measures north and south
what are lines of longitude goes north and south but measures east and west
what does longitude measure east and west
what is a key a tool used for identifying what is on a map
what is a scale bar a tool used to measure distance from one place to another
what is a compass rose a tool that shows north south east and west
what is the difference between a large scale map and a small scale map a large scale shows detail and small scale is a huge part
what does a physical map show shows physical features like mountains and rivers
what does a political map show shows the borders of areas and capitals
what does a population destiny map show shows population
what does a economic map show shows areas like oil mines and farms
what does a climate map show shows average temp per year and weather
strengths and weaknesses of a globe good for no distortion and bad for small areas
strengths and weaknesses of a map good for measuring small areas and bad for distortion
what is distortion one thing is bigger or smaller than it should be
why does distortion happen people stretch the globe to make it square and changes something
what components make up a gps has 30 satellites and 3 for location 4 for altitude
how does the GPS system work 3 satellites that send info to you about where you are and where you need to go
what is a GIS a system of layered maps that shows things like where there is a bad section of sidewalk
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