LESSON
Longitude & Latitude Practice
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# Longitude & Latitude Practice

Review the basics of Longitude and Latitude and then reflect on one of the most traumatic days in U.S. History.

Q.

How comfortable are you with longitude and latitude?

Im'a boss!

Aight

HELP!!!

What is Longitude and Latitude?

# LATITUDE

Latitude lines are parallel lines that measure how far North or South based on the Equator.  The Equator is halfway around the world and starts at 0 degrees. 90 degrees is the highest degree at the North and South poles.

Q.

What is the central parallel line that all other latitude lines are based from?

Equator

Prime Meridian

Hemisphere

Optimus Prime

# LONGITUDE

Lines of LONGITUDE start at 0 degrees at the Prime Meridian.  Longitude lines measure lines east or west of the Prime Meridian. They can go up to 180 degrees (which is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean).

Q.

Select the 3 facts about LONGITUDE lines:

Equator is the base line

Measures points East & West

Are parallel

Based from the Prime Meridian

Measures from 0 to 180 degrees

# COORDINATES

Longitude and Latitude line cross.  At these intersecting points create the coordinates.  Latitude lines are listed first then latitude lines.

EX: 30 degrees N., 60 degrees E.

Q.

Which continent is located at 60 N, 120 W?

Europe

North America

Asia

Australia

Q.

Which letter is at coordinate 15 South, 75 East?