Maps & Geography

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A Closer Look at
Maps
Created by Miss Pflaumer
For 3rd Grade Students
Five Themes of Geography Skills
• Location
• Place
• Movement
• Places & People Change Each Other
• Region
Which is a globe and which is not?
What’s the difference?
The Earth
• Third planet from the
sun.
• An actual object in
space.
• Visible from aerial
photographs.
A Globe
• A representation of an
actual object.
• A spherical model of
the planet Earth.
• Can easily fit in your
classroom and be held
within your hands.
Key Vocabulary
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Map
Border
Title
Symbol
Key
Legend
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Compass Rose
North
South
East
West
Map Key or Legend
• It helps you find
things on the map.
• It will show what the
various symbols or
colors stand for.
Compass Rose
• Shows the cardinal
directions.
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North
South
East
West
• Use the compass to write or
follow directions.
• It will help you know
which direction you are
headed when traveling.
Of what is this a map?
Our Continent: North America
Of what is this a map?
The United States
What color is our state?
It is GREEN. Can you find it?
Of what is this a map?
•What color is our
county?
•Need a closer
look?
Here’s a closer look…
A little closer still…
Did you figure
out that
JEFFERSON
COUNTY is
green?
Of what is this a map?
This is a
closer look at
Jefferson
County.
Can you find Hanover?
What landform is this?
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Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
This is a broad, flat-topped hill with
steep sides; larger than a butte, but
smaller than a plateau.
What landform is this?
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Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
A hill that rises abruptly from the
surrounding area and has a flat top and
steep sides.
What landform is this?
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A deep valley with steep walls cut into
the earth by running water.
Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
What landform is this?
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Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
Land higher than level ground
but not as high or as steep as a
mountain.
What landform is this?
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Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
Elevation higher than a hill.
What landform is this?
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Mountain
Butte
Canyon
Prairie
Mesa
Hill
A treeless plain usually
covered by tall grass.
What landform is this?
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A dry area of land with fewer
Valley
than 10 inches of precipitation
Volcano
each year.
Peninsula
Beach
Desert
Archipelago
What landform is this?
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Valley
Volcano
Desert
Beach
Island
Archipelago
Land entirely surrounded by
water.
What landform is this?
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Valley
Volcano
Peninsula
Beach
Island
Archipelago
Landmass surrounded by
water on three sides.
What landform is this?
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Valley
Volcano
Peninsula
Beach
Archipelago
Low place between hills
or mountains.
What landform is this?
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An opening in the Earth’s
Valley
crust through which molten
Volcano
lava, ash, & gases are ejected.
Peninsula
Beach
Archipelago
What landform is this?
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The shore of a body of water,
Valley
usually sandy or pebbled.
Volcano
Peninsula
Beach
Archipelago
What landform is this?
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Valley
Volcano
Peninsula
Beach
Archipelago
A group or chain of
islands.
What landform is this?
• Plateau
• Prairie
• Cliff
• Canyon
• Mesa
• Butte
A high, steep rock face.
What landform is this?
• Plateau
• Prairie
• Cliff
• Canyon
• Mesa
• Butte
High, flat land; larger than a
mesa.
What body of water is this?
• Glacier
• Waterfall
• River
• Gulf
• Strait
• Ocean
A slow moving river of
thick ice.
What body of water is this?
• Glacier
• Waterfall
• River
• Sea
• Ocean
• Lagoon
A large natural stream of water
that empties into an ocean, a lake,
or other body of water.
What body of water is this?
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Waterfall
Gulf
Glacier
Ocean
Strait
Sea
River
Lagoon
A large area of sea or ocean
partly surrounded by land.
What body of water is this?
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Waterfall
Gulf
Ocean
Strait
Sea
Glacier
Lagoon
A narrow body of water that
connects two larger bodies of
water.
What body of water is this?
• Waterfall
• Glacier
• Ocean
• Sea
• River
• Lagoon
Shallow body of water along
a coast but protected from the
ocean.
What body of water is this?
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Glacier
Waterfall
River
Lake
Ocean
Sea
Strait
A flow of water that falls
vertically.
What body of water is this?
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River
Gulf
Lagoon
Ocean
Strait
Sea
Glacier
A large body of salt water
completely or partially enclosed
by land.
What body of water is this?
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Glacier
Waterfall
River
Gulf
Ocean
Strait
Sea
Lagoon
Entire body of salt water that
covers more than 70% of the
Earth’s surface.
Now, let’s review for a test.
• What is a MAP KEY?
• It shows you what the symbols on the
map represent.
• What is the difference between a
GLOBE and the EARTH?
• A globe is a model of Earth. The Earth
is huge and is in space while a globe
can be held in your hands.
• How did the COMPASS ROSE get its
name?
• The original compass had 32 points on it. A
perfect rose has 32 petals. So, the compass on
a map was named a compass rose.
• What are the CARDINAL DIRECTIONS?
• North, South, East, West
• What are the INTERMEDIATE
DIRECTIONS?
• Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast
• How many continents are there?
• 7
• Name them.
• Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe,
North America, & South America
• How many oceans are there?
•4
• Name them.
• Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific
• On what PLANET do we live?
• Earth
• On what HEMISPHERE do we live?
• Northern Hemisphere
• On what CONTINENT do we live?
• North America
• On what COUNTRY do we live?
• United States of America
• What is our country’s CAPITAL?
• Washington, D.C.
• In what STATE do we live?
• Indiana
• In what COUNTY do we live?
• Jefferson
• In what TOWN is our school?
• Hanover
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