Year 9/10: I have a large vocabulary that is connected to my own knowledge about the world.
Name of Text: Captain Cook - Charting Our Islands
Surveying: to measure the shape, area, and elevation of with special instruments.
Latitude: the distance between the equator and a point north or south on the earth's surface. This distance is measured in degrees.
Longitude: distance on the earth's surface east or west of an imaginary line on the globe that goes from the north pole to the south pole and passes through Greenwich, England.Circumnavigation: to go entirely around
Continent: one of the earth's seven major areas of land. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
When do people need to survey land?
When their building
What is Christchurch’s latitude?
43.5321° S, 172.6362° E
Does Wellington have the same longitude as Christchurch? Why or why not?
No because it’s not in the same place
Can you take short cuts if you are circumnavigating something? Why or why not?
No because you have to go around and not across in a line.
Brazil is on the continent of South America - true or false? Why?
True because Brazil is most of South America.
Countries that are on the equator are usually very warm and wet places to live
The council wants to build a new road
New Zealand is not one
Ferdinand Magellan did this first
Greenwich, England is at 0 degrees
How might each pair of words be connected?
Latitude and longitude are both lines that label the earth's surface.
Latitude has lines and coordinates, where Circumnavigation is where you use them to travel.
Think of a time when you had to circumnavigate something or survey something. Write a paragraph about the experience.
In tech I had to measure fabric and get all the different angels and measurements so I could sew them together.