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Let's explore hemispheres!
Hemispheres are half of a sphere.
Basically cutting the globe in half.
Look at the picture, the grey is the correct hemisphere.
So in the top left, the northern hemisphere is the top half of the globe.
So in the top right, the western hemisphere is the left side of the globe since west goes left.
The Hemispheres are divided by the Equator and the Prime Meridian
The imaginary line that goes from East to West (Left to right) and is horizontal is the EQUATOR.
The imaginary line that goes from North to South (up to down) and is vertical is the PRIME MERIDIAN
Look at the picture!
The red line in the middle of the map that goes North to South is the...
The red line in the middle of the map that goes from East to West is the ...
Which hemisphere is the letter G located?
Which hemisphere is the letter A located?
We live in the Northwestern Hemisphere. Have you left the Northwestern Hemisphere?