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UNIT ONE: Toward Independence

Lesson 12

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MAPPING THE WORLD

LEFT SIDE
PAGE 30

1
PLEASE DO NOW!

What does the "world" look like to you?
A basic description, its shape, characteristics, et cetera.

Write a minimum of five (5) lines.

 
 
 
 
3
What does this cartoon tell us about how we "picture" the world?

CLICK
to see a LARGER version.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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How did a mapmaker know HOW to draw the Earth?

RIGHT SIDE
PAGE 31

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
OBJECTIVE:
  • Identify various methods of presenting the Earth.

 
 
 
4
People's view of the world is ETHNOCENTRIC!
They put themselves at the center and move outwards.

5
ATTACH NOTES:
  • Types of Representations of the Earth
    • Globes
      • A GLOBE is a MODEL of the EARTH.
      • Advantages
        • BEST REPRESENTATION - MOST ACCURATE
      • Disadvantages
        • TOO DIFFICULT TO CARRY
        • CAN'T SHOW CLOSE-UPS
        • ONLY SHOW HALF OF THE EARTH AT A TIME

 
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    • Maps
      • A ____ is a ____ _____ of all or part of the Earth.
      • Cartography is the ___ of _____________.
        • A cartographer is a ___________.
      • Advantages
        • ???
        • ???
        • ???
      • Disadvantages
        • ???

8
  • Evolution of Map Making
    • Ancient maps were based on a ___ rather than ___ focus
    • New ___ contributed to a more complete picture of the world
      • First view of the Earth was ___, ___-___
      • Next view of the Earth was ___-___
    • Ptolemy - Greek scholar
      • First to draw maps with ___ at the top
      • More accurate but his view was limited by ___ ___ that were brought back
    • Romans and Christians
      • Maps took a giant step ___
    • Rebirth of Ptolemy's influence
      • ??
    • Portloan Charts
      • A map that plots the major ___ first and then the mapmaker filled in the ___

 
Globe
Map
Cartography
Cartographer
Distortion
Portolan Chart