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Map Skills

Sept 4 Test

The country we live in is The United States of America
a symbol that shows direction (north, south, east, and west) on a map is a compass rose
Map is a drawing that shows what places look like from above and where they are located
The 4 Main directions are North, South, East, and West
This shows distance on a map scale
3 most important things to have on a map Title, Map Legend, and Compass Rose
An imaginary line around the middle of the Earth Equator
A title tells us the name of the map or what kind of map it is
A globe is a round model of the earth that show us where the continents and oceans are located
The state we live in is Virginia
How many large bodies of ocean's are there on earth 5
The globe shows us that Earth has 7 continents, 5 oceans, and an Equator
A small copy of something model
A Legend includes symbols that represent objects and places
How many continents are there on earth 7
Today you might see an electronic map called a GPS
Our country is split into smaller pieces called states
The Pacific Ocean touches North America on the West
The Atlantic Ocean touches North America on the East
A large body of salty water ocean
A large body of land Continent
To study our Earth we use maps
Map Legend explains what each symbol and shape stands for on the map
The United States of America has 50 states
The Mississippi River is located South of Virginia
The Appalachain Mountains run through Virginia
The two mountain ranges that are important to remember are Appalachain and Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountains are located in the western part of the US
The Nile River is located in Egypt
A large group of lakes on a map are called the Great Lake
The Great Lakes are located in The Northern Part of the United States
The Huang He River is located in China
There are 3 rivers in the US that are important to remember they James, Mississippi, and the Rio Grande
Virginia has a river running through it called the James River
The Rio Grande River is located in the southwestern part of the united states
There are 2 World rivers that are important to know the Huang He River and the Nile River
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