Differences of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres Lesson for Kids


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What shape does a sphere have?

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1. A hemisphere is

2. Which of the following land masses can be found in the Northern Hemisphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? Find out by answering questions on key subjects like the shape of a sphere and the definition of a hemisphere.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand the following for the quiz:

  • Land masses in the Northern Hemisphere
  • A pretend line that divides the earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
  • Where the stars in the night sky can be seen the best

Skills Practiced

  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the way a hemisphere is defined and examples of land masses in the Northern Hemisphere
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how a sphere is shaped

Additional Learning

For more on the two major hemispheres of Earth, simply read through the lesson named Differences of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres Lesson for Kids. You'll have the chance to learn about these topics:

  • How many groups of stars can be seen at the North and South Poles
  • Differences of seasons and Earth's rotations between the hemispheres
  • Continents in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres