Northern Hemisphere Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the North and South Hemispheres?

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1. The word 'hemisphere' means 'half of a sphere.' Which of these statements accurately describes the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

2. About how many of the people on Earth live in the Northern Hemisphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and an attached worksheet will test your knowledge of the Northern Hemisphere. Questions will cover key subjects like the line that separates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and a comparison between the two hemispheres.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand these topics:

  • The percentage of Earth's people who live in the Northern Hemisphere
  • A continent that isn't in the Northern Hemisphere
  • Characteristic of the Northern hemisphere

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the Northern Hemisphere
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the continents in the Northern Hemisphere and the percentage of Earth's people that live in the Northern Hemisphere
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the location of the Northern Hemisphere and its separation from the Southern Hemisphere

Additional Learning

You can learn more about Earth's division into two halves with the lesson called Northern Hemisphere Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. The topics that'll be discussed are listed below:

  • Hemispheres
  • The Northern Hemisphere's climate
  • Oceans in the Northern Hemisphere of Earth