Baseball Challenge!

Baseball Challenge!

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1. Basic Geography Skills CHALLENGE! Baseball Challenge!

2. Batter Up! Play Ball!

3. *globe* *map* Home Single #1 – What is a model of earth’s lands, distances, shape, and distances as they relate to each other? The Pitch!

4. *equator* *prime meridian* Home Single #2 – Which of the following lines circles the middle of the earth? The Pitch!

5. *hemispheres* *layers* Home Single #3 – The earth is divided into four_____. The Pitch!

6. *Greenwich* *North Pole* Home Single #4 – Which location does the prime meridian start in? The Pitch!

7. *southern* *northern* Home Single #5 – Which hemisphere is south of the equator? The Pitch!

8. *latitude* *longitude* Home Single #6 – Which lines measure north to south? The Pitch!

9. *longitude* *latitude* Home Single #7 – Which lines run north to south? The Pitch!

10. *equator* *prime meridian* Home Single #8 – Which parallel divides earth into northern and southern hemispheres? The Pitch!

11. *northern* *western* Home Single #9 – Which hemisphere would be one of the divisions of the prime meridian?? The Pitch!

12. *eastern* *northern * Home Single #10 – Which of the following could be found in the eastern hemisphere? The Pitch!

13. *grid system* *quadrant system* Home Single #11 – The system of crossing of latitude and longitude lines is called_______. The Pitch!

14. *absolute location* *relative location* Home Single #12 – What is the location called when plotting a point where latitude and longitude lines cross? The Pitch!

15. *Great Circle Route* *Great Projection* Home Single #13 – The line of travel, which is drawn along the equator, that is the shortest point between two locations is called the ____. The Pitch!

16. *projection map* *globe* Home Single #14 – Which of the following is a way of showing earth on a flat piece of paper? The Pitch!

17. *north pole* *south pole* Home Single #15 – Which of the following is in the southern hemisphere? The Pitch!

18. *mercator projection* *Robinson Projection* Visitor Single #1 – Which of the following shows land shapes well; but not size or distance? The Pitch!

19. *Goode’s Interrupted Projection * *Robinson Projection* Visitor Single #2 – Which of the following has good land comparison and displaying of the continents; but not distances…especially not in the oceans? The Pitch!

20. *Winkel Triple Projection* *Mercator Projection* Visitor Single #3 – Which of the following has good measurement of distance and shapes and sizes; it also has less distortion at the poles? The Pitch!

21. *Robinson Projection* *Winkel Triple Projection* Visitor Single #4 – Which of the following represents size and shape much as they are on a globe; but are distorted at the poles? The Pitch!

22. *GIS* *GPS* Visitor Single #5 – Which of the following is a software item for making maps on a computer? The Pitch!

23. *GPS* *compass* Visitor Single #6 – Which of the following tells ones exact location in the world? The Pitch!

24. *legend/key* *compass rose* Visitor Single #7 – The symbols on a map can be defined by a _____. The Pitch!

25. *compass rose* *legend* Visitor Single #8 – Which of the following can be used to relate directions on a map? The Pitch!

26. *scale bar* *compass rose* Visitor Single #9 – Which of the following relates distances on a map? The Pitch!

27. *northeast* *south* Visitor Single #10 – Which would be an example of intermediate directions? The Pitch!

28. *cardinal* *intermediate* Visitor Single #11 – Which type of directions include North, East, South, and West? The Pitch!

29. *physical* *political* Visitor Single #12 – Which type of map has rivers, mountains, and ocean? The Pitch!

30. *cities, states, countries, capitols* *physical features* Visitor Single #13 – What does a political map display? The Pitch!

31. *elevation* *relief* Visitor Single #14 – Which of the following relates the height of an area above sea level? The Pitch!

32. *contour lines* *latitude lines* Visitor Single #15 – Which of the following are lines that relate elevation? The Pitch!

33. Fly Ball! It’s Caught! You’re Out! You're Out! Next Batter!

34. It’s a Hit! Base Run Single! Base Run! Next Batter!

35. *0 degrees latitude* *0 degrees longitude* Double #1 – What is the coordinates for the equator? The Pitch!

36. *prime meridian* *equator* Double #2 – What is located at 0 degrees longitude? The Pitch!

37. *south pole* *Antarctic circle* Double #3 – What is located at 90 degrees south? The Pitch!

38. *tropic of cancer* *tropic of Capricorn* Double #4 –What is located at 23 ½ degrees north? The Pitch!

39. *Antarctic Circle* *Arctic Circle* Double #5 – Which of the following is located at 66 ½ south? The Pitch!

40. *international date line* *north pole* Double #6 – What is located at the 180 degree meridian line? The Pitch!

41. *meridians* *contour lines* Double #7 – What are the lines that run from pole to pole called? The Pitch!

42. *axis* *key* Double #8 – What do the horizontal and vertical number lines on a graph form? The Pitch!

43. *graph* *map* Double #9 – Which of the following is a way of presenting statistical information visually? The Pitch!

44. *bar graphs* *line graphs* Double #10 – What are graphs that relate materials by comparing bars? The Pitch!

45. *line graph* *circle graph* Double #11 – What type of graph shows change over time? The Pitch!

46. *circle graph* *climograph* Double #12 – Which of the following shows how the whole of something is divided into parts? The Pitch!

47. *chart* *graph* Double #13 – Which of the following presents related numbers in an organized way? The Pitch!

48. *pictographs* *diagrams* Double #14 – Which of the following uses rows of icons to relate information? The Pitch!

49. *climograph* *pictograph* Double #15 – Which of the following combines a bar and line graph? The Pitch!