Year 7/8: I can use my growing wide range of academic and content-specific vocabulary to understand texts.
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 there 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 there not the same place
Can you take short cuts if you are circumnavigating something? Why or why not?
No because you have to entirely go around not threw
Brazil is on the continent of South America - true or false? Why?
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 Magellen did this first
Greenwich, England is at 0 degrees
How might each pair of words be connected?
Latitude is when i think it measured in degrees and longitude is when it goes threw when it gets measured.
Circumnavigation means to travel all the way around the entire or an i island so like going around. And latitude is when its expressed in degrees and minutes.
Think of a time when you had to circumnavigate something or survey something. Write a paragraph about the experience.
When we were doing fitness and me and my friend cut corners of the and we had to go around the entire feild.