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#### Lessons for Latitude and Longitude

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• Where in the World...? - … , and tools found in an atlas. 2. Understand how latitude, longitude, minutes and seconds are used, and determine locations using latitude and longitude measurements. 3. Apply knowledge of latitude and longitude … the world given longitude, latitude and minute measurements. Vocabulary: longitude, latitude, atlas, equator, prime meridian Extension Activities: 1. Create your own latitude and longitude "clues" and challenge classmates to …
• Latitude and Longitude - … .htm + + (5) Latitude and Longitude An introduction to coordinates on a sphere: how latitude and longitude define locations on Earth, and similarly, how declination and right ascension define … Earth can be defined by its latitude and longitude. Learn the difference between local time and universal time, and the various adjustments made to "clock … are latitude and longitude used for? They are two numbers describing the position of any point on the surface of the Earth. Latitude and longitude are …
• Where in the World? Understanding Latitude and Longitude - … latitude and longitude data to locate reporters' approximate locations with increasing ease and specificity Optional Explorations: Find your own latitude and longitude. See these online resources for latitude/longitude lookup. Conduct the Sketch a Globe activity in this lesson: Latitude, Longitude, and Distance Traveled …
• Reading Maps of the East Pacific Rise - … latitude and longitude. Explain that latitude and longitude lines form a grid around the earth on which all points can be located. Latitude and longitude are critical for mapping and … north to south. Describe in latitude and longitude where this ridge is. 3. Compare Map 1 Macdonald and Map 2 Cochran. Do the colors … north to south. Describe in latitude and longitude where this ridge is. 8Â° 30'N to 10Â° 10'N and -104Â° 10'W to …