Using Maps and Globes

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Multimedia Details Title: Using Maps and Globes
Creator: Arnetta Harris
Submitted By: Arnetta Harris, ,
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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
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