7SS – Physical Maps

Physical Maps

Today we will look at physical maps of land on earth, and the ocean floor. We will look into some of the major features of our world. And begin to discuss when we might use a physical map.

The Intro

  • Name the 7 Continents
  • Name 3 Countries for each of the 5 Continents that have multiple countries
  • What are Political maps?
  • What do they show us?
  • What are Physical Maps?
  • What do they show us?

 

Looking at Maps

Physical Map of North America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Atlantic, and Pacific

Discussion

What can use physical maps for?
When might we use a physical map over a political map?

Where do we see that these maps are similar to one another?

 

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