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```Before the Bell Rings
1.Get Binder from bookshelf
2.Get pencil and sharpen it
3.Copy down the daily objective
Warm-Up
• Complete the warm-up questions for today
Create your own pneumonic device for the
continents. You must use all the following letters
N,S,E,A,A,A,A (in any order you choose)
Longitude
An imaginary line around the Earth passing through
the arctic poles
Latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the
equator
Prime Meridian
is the line of 0 longitude,
the starting point for
measuring distance both
east and west around
the Earth.
Equator
an imaginary line
drawn around the
earth equally distant
from both poles
Absolute Location
On the other hand, absolute location references a place on the Earth's surface
based on specific geographic coordinates, such as latitude and longitude.
Relative Location
Relative location refers to locating a
place relative to other landmarks.
How to Find Longitude and Latitude
• Start at the Equator, move either North or South on lines of latitude
• Next find the Prime Meridian (0 Longitude), move either East or West on
lines of longitude.
Practice Time!
1.
2.
60 N,
150 W
6.
3.
30 N,
30 W
7.
30 S,
180 W
4.
30 N,
0
8.
30 S,
60 W
5.
60 N,
120 E
9.
60 S,
0
30 N,
150 E
10.
30 S,
60 E
60 S,
150 E
```