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Using Maps and Globes

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Creator:

Arnetta Harris


School/Organization:

Auburn University Montgomery

Overview:

The podcast explains the differences in maps and globes.  It illustrates how maps and globes are used to find different locations all over the world.  It explains how a map scale is used to calculate the real distance between two areas located on a map.  It describes how the equator and prime meridian divide the earth’s hemispheres. It defines the use of a compass rose. It includes a map of the United States and the state of Alabama, demonstrating the difference between large and small map scales.


Length: 4:09

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SS2010] GEOG (7) 1: Describe the world in spatial terms using maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies.

 


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