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Latitude and Longitude

Do you know where you are? Let Tim and Moby help you figure it out with this BrainPOP movie on latitude and longitude! You’ll discover why these two measures involve invisible lines, as well as how the lines work. You’ll also find out how to pinpoint your location on the earth using a special grid, what the Prime Meridian is, why it runs through a town in England, and where 0 degree latitude lies. Plus, figure out how to keep latitude and longitude straight once and for all. Watch this movie and you’ll never get lost again!

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