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6th grade History

History Chapt 1 test study guide

QuestionAnswer
Define absolute location exact site
Is an address and latitude and longitude coordinates an example of absolute or relative location? absolute location
Define relative location and give an example directions by landmark
Is the location up the hill from Casey's or blue house from the corner an example of absolute or relative location? relative location
define movement and give an example describing the effects of anything that moves across the Earth (Ex. text, cell phones, trucks, planes)
define place and give an example physical and human aspects of a location (ex landforms, waterways, people, climate, language)
define region and give an example area of common features (ex Midwest, Northwest Iowa, Siouxland, Westside)
Define human-environment interaction (without using the words human, environment, or interaction) and give an example How people interact with the ecosystem (ex people depend on water, food, timber, natural gas)
Name the cardinal directions N, S, E, W
Name the intermediate directions N.E., S.E., S.W., NW
Do the latitude lines go across horizontally or up and down vertically? across horizontally
Do the longitude lines go across horizontally or up and down vertically? up and down vertically
What degree is the equator? 0 degrees latitude
What degree is the prime meridian 0 degrees longitude
define a physical map Physical maps show land and water features (ex mountains)
define a political map Political maps show the names and borders of countries, the locations of cities, and other human made features
define a special purpose map maps show specific kinds of information (ex climate, population, natural resources, transportation)
Name the 7 continents North America, South America, Asia, Europe Antarctica, Australia, Africa
Name the 5 oceans Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Southern Ocean
Created by: amygerman