geography

Term Definition
Location Tells you where it is
Place What is it like when you get there
Movement People and ideas get around
Human environment interaction What do the people do to the environment? What does the
Regions What do locations have in common?– Climate, religion, language, education, states are territories – borders of a nation
Hemisphere- – Half of a sphere
[Earth is separated into north and south hemisphere and east and west hemisphere]
Latitude measures south and north and run from east and west– like the rungs of a ladder
Longitude measures east and west and the lines run from north to south
Prime Meridian 0 degrees longitude and divides the earth into east and west
Equator 0 degrees Latitude and divides the earth into north and south hemispheres
Compass shows ‘cardinal direction’ NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST