UNIT ONE: Toward Independence
Read and Attach:
Create margin notes on what you think is important.
Individually - Underline and highlight important information; in the margin provide a question or comment
foe each hihlighted piece.
Share with your partner what you thought and selected. Made changes if necessary.
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Explain how longitude works.
What Is Longitude?
that run north to south
connect at the poles
another name is "meridians"
east or west of the Prime Meridian
each degree of longitude varies in miles
total of 180º East and another
Facts About Longitude
Where does it begin?
the Prime Meridian
"prime" means "first"
an imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole through Greenwich, England
Where does it end?
the International Date Line (IDL)
What is its unit of measurement?
Degrees (minutes and seconds)
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