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Maps and Compasses

AB
compass bearingthe reading, or degree
due (or true) eastdirectly east, or 90 degrees
contour linea line connecting points of equal elevation
contour intervalthe distance between contour lines
elevationheight above sea level
topographic mapa map showing elevation
bench marka point where the elevation was measured exactly; all other points are compared to this
scalethe part on the map that shows how big everything on the map is, is in real life. For example 1 cm on the map = 10 cm in real life
hypothesisa scientific guess based on observation
analyzeto think about; compare and contrast
datainformation
conclusiona statement about whether or not your hypothesis is correct
controlthe part of the experiment that is used for comparison
variablethe part of the experiment that changes


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