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Friday 3rd April

WALT: Identify on a globe the equator, hemispheres and the tropics


For your task today we would like for you to draw the Earth and label these key parts:


Northern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere

Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Capricorn



Use the powerpoint to help you and a picture has been attached so you can see an example.


Also there is a quiz you can complete below once you have finished your Earth labelling.


  1. What percentage of the worlds population live in the northern hemisphere?
  2. Which 2 continents are entirely in the northern hemisphere?
  3. What are the names of the two tropics?
  4. What is the name of the day that happens once a year in June?
  5. What percentage of water is in the Southern Hemisphere?
  6. Complete this sentence - when it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere it is _____________ in the northern Hemisphere.
  7. Which two continents are entirely in the Southern Hemisphere?
  8. True or False - There is no land in the North Pole?
  9. True or False - The South Pole is warmer than the North Pole?
  10. How many hours are day and night at the equator?


Challenge - Could you write some of your own quiz questions?

Labelling the Earth