vocabulary- social studies

  1. globe
    a round model of the earth
  2. equator
    an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the earth
  3. continent
    one of the seven largest areas of land on earth
  4. North Pole
    the most northern point on earth
  5. ocean
    a large body of salt water
  6. South Pole
    the most southern point on earth
  7. border
    a line on a map showing the edge of a city, a state or country
  8. map
    a drawing showing features of an area
  9. compass rose
    a symbol on a map that shows directions
  10. cardinal directions
    the four main directions- north, south, east and west
  11. What are the seven continents?
    • Africa
    • Antarctica
    • Asia
    • Australia
    • Europe
    • North America
    • South America
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vocabulary- social studies
Vocabulary for third grade social studies