SS 1Geography and History Classwork-Homework Earth from Space Terms to Learn Landforms: mountains, hills, plateaus, and plains Elevation: height above or below sea level Mantle: surrounds the core mostly hot, solid rock Crust: a thin layer of rock, sand, and soil that floats on the melted outer part of the mantle Tectonic Plates: separate sections of the crust Continental Drift: movement of plates Volcanoes: cone shaped mountains created by lava Earthquakes: sudden shifts in the Earth's crust The Layers of the Earth 5:59 The Earth's Layers Scan Section 2 Land, Water, and Climate pages 9-18 Wobbler Allow boiled and raw eggs to stand at room temperature for about 20 minutes. The hard boiled egg spins easily and continues to spin for a few seconds. WHY: The material inside each shell affects the way it spins. Inside the Earth Coloring diagram of the layers of the Earth's structure. Plates of the Earth's Crust Coloring diagram of Tectonic Plates
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Early world maps Antiquity Babylonian Imago Mundi (c. 600 BCE) A Babylonian world map, known as the Imago Mundi, is commonly dated to the 6th century BCE. The map as reconstructed by Eckhard Unger shows Babylon on the Euphrates, surrounded by a circular landmass showing Assyria, Urartu (Armenia) and several cities, in turn surrounded by a "bitter river" (Oceanus), with seven islands arranged around it so as to form a seven-pointed star. The accompanying text mentions seven outer regions beyond the encircling ocean. The descriptions of five of them have survived: the third island is where "the winged bird ends not his flight," i.e., cannot reach.on the fourth island "the light is brighter than that of sunset or stars": it lay in the northwest, and after sunset in summer was practically in semi-obscurity.The fifth island, due north, lay in complete darkness, a land "where one sees nothing," and "the sun is not visible." Anaximander (c. 610 – 546 BCE) Reconstruction of Anaximander's map Middle Ages
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From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Maps Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully following her GPS. Indeed, she was so intent on following the device that she didn’t notice that her car was headed straight for Georgian Bay—so she drove down a boat launch and straight into the frigid water. She thankfully managed to climb out and swim to shore, as her bright red Yaris sank beneath the waves. Accidents like this have become weirdly common. In Manhattan, one man followed his GPS into a park, where his car got stuck on a staircase. You can laugh, but many of us have stopped paying attention to the world around us because we are too intent on following directions. Is it possible that today’s global positioning systems and smartphones are affecting our basic ability to navigate? Most certainly—because it already has. The first great attempt to make mapping realistic came in the second century A.D. with Claudius Ptolemy.
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