Step 2. Write down these questions:
1. How do we define hemisphere?
2. What is a meridian?
3. Where is the prime meridian located?
Go to the website and go through the slide show. Write down the multiple choice questions it asks you, the first question being #4 on your page.
For the mercator map of the world, label your longitudinal and latitudinal lines using a degree symbol instead of a theta symbol. Under the map, write the steps of how you find a spot using longitude and latitude.
On the map you filled in, using a red colored pencil, mark the following points:
1. 20 degrees S, 20 degrees E
2. 20 degrees S, 100 degrees E
3. 20 degrees N, 40 degrees E
4. 60 degrees S, 40 degrees W
5. 10 degrees S, 40 degrees W
Watch the video below and on the same loose leaf paper, write down the questions and answer the following:
(draw a line separating the two parts of the webquest)
1. Each degree of latitude is separated into pieces that are called ________________.
2. How many of these pieces are in one degree?
3. What degree of latitude is the tropic of cancer?
4. What degree of latitude is the tropic of capricorn?
5. What three things are the tropics known for?
6. What are the latitudes of both the arctic circle and the antarctic circle?
7. Each degree of longitude is separated into pieces that are called _______________.
8. Where do the meridians meet?
9. What is the precise location of San Diego, CA?
10. (extra credit- for 2 points on an upcoming test): What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?