Introduction to Geography
Types of Maps
Climate Zones
Major Lines of Latitude and Longitude
Miscellaneous
100

The study of the earth. 

What is Geography?

100

Pictures of the earth's surface are also called...

What are maps?
100

North, South, East, West

What are cardinal directions?

100

Imaginary lines that run from east to west across the earth, forming parallel lines. 

What are latitude lines?

100
Name the 5 Oceans. 
What are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans?
200

Two types of Geography

What are Physical and Human Geography?

200

Focuses on city, state, and national borders.

What is a political map?

200

Weather patterns over long periods of time.

What is climate?

200

0 degrees latitude. The hottest place on earth.

What is the equator?

200

Name the 7 continents.

Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, Europe, North America, and South America

300

This type of Geography has to do with natural features of the earth.

What is Physical Geography?

300

Shows physical features such as mountains, rivers, and lakes.

What is a physical map?

300

A climate zone that is hot all year long. There are two seasons: wet and dry.

What is a tropical climate?

300

Half of the earth, divided by the equator or the prime meridian.

What are hemispheres?

300

The exact location of a place.

Absolute location

400

Examples include culture, population, religion, and language. 

What is Human Geography?

400

A map that showed favorite foods in each state in the United States is an example of this. 

What is a thematic map?

400

Describe a temperate climate. Give 3 facts.

Example: Ohio

Located inbetween the poles and the equator, or the middle latitudes. 

Has 4 distinct seasons. 

400

The main line of longitude, runs through Greenwich, England. 

What is the prime meridian? or

What is the international date line?

400

Describe the relative location of Fairview German Language School.

Across the Street from Clifton Area Neighborhood School and the CRC. Near the Zoo. Near Ludlow Ave. In the gaslight district. etc.

500

Give 3 examples EACH of Physical and Human Geography in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Answers vary. 

Physical: Mt. Adams, Ohio River, Mt. Washington, etc

Human: Speaking English, Celebrate Christmas, German heritage

500

Describe how a political, thematic, and physical map of the same geographic area could be used differently.

Answers vary. 

500

Describe the reason the weather in a highland climate varies so much.

Because a highland climate is located in mountainous regions, the weather patterns aren't the same as they are closer to the earth. The air is thinner because it has less oxygen in it, and the location can even be above the clouds. The weather is often colder than that at lower levels. 

500

Two latitude lines that form the tropical borders around the earth. 

What are the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn?

500

City located at 40 degrees N, 83 degrees W

What is Columbus, Ohio?

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