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Quarter 1 Exam

Vocabulary from the first units of study

primary source object or first hand account, record, or evidence of something
secondary source an account, record, or evidence that comes after the first source.
artifact an object made by someone which has historical interest
compass rose points to the direction of something
intermediate directions Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
directions North, South, East, West
longitude imaginary lines that run from the North Pole to the South Pole and help us measure the distance east and west of the Prime Meridian.
latitude imaginary lines that run parallel to the Equator and help us measure distance North and South of it.
hemisphere half of the Earth
political map shows country, city, or state borders.
physical map shows mountains and other landforms in a region
climate map tells the temperatures and weather in a region
continents large land mass. North America, South America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Europe, and Africa
Oceans large body of water. Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean,
symbols objects that stand in place of things on a map
legend/key tells us what the symbols on a map mean
geographer a person who uses and creates maps to study the Earth
culture a set of customs and beliefs that are common to a group of people including their music, language, food, religion, and values.
traditions activities that a group of people practice a specific times.
custom an accepted way of behaving or doing something
land-form a natural feature of the solid surface of the Earth
Created by: Igilbert



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