Learn about the degrees and locations on a map or globe with these flash cards
There are 12 flash cards in this set (2 pages to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|Equator||An imaginary line that runs around the center of Earth, halfway between the North and South Poles at 0 degrees latitude|
|Hemisphere||Half of the Earth|
|North Pole||The point north on Earth where the lines of longitude meet (90 degrees N latitude)|
|Prime Meridian||An imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole at 0 degrees longitude|
|South Pole||The point south on Earth where the lines of longitude meet (90 degrees S latitude)|
|Continent||One of the seven large landmasses of the Earth: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America|
|Grid||A pattern of lines that form squares|
|Index||An alphabetical listing of place names on a map and the grid squares in which they are found|
|Degrees||Units of latitude and longitude ( is the symbol for degrees)|
|Lines Of Latitude||Imaginary lines on the Earth that run parallel to the equator|
|Lines Of Longitude||Imaginary lines that run between the North and South Poles|
|Parallel Lines||Lines that are the same distance apart; lines that never meet or cross|