Response to text about: Navigation


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  1. The technique of looking for and locating objects on the shore to navigate is called?


  1. a) Navigation 
  2. b) Dead Reckoning
  3. c) Piloting
  4. d) Lighthouses


2.What is dead reckoning


  1. a) Using objects on the shore to navigate        
  2. b) Recording how far you have travelled in each direction based on a fixed point
  3. c) Using the stars and Sun to decide which way to go
  4. d) Making dead people decide which way to go


  1. Using the Sun, Moon, and stars to navigate is called?


  1. a) Celestial movement b) Global Positioning System
  2. c) Celestial Navigation d) none of the above


  1. Explain, in your own words, how you think GPS (Global Positioning Systems) work.


I think it works by knowing North, South, East and West.

  1. True or False: Submarines use high frequency radiation to navigate underwater.


  1. a) True b) False


  1. What are the people outside of an aircraft who help navigate planes called?


  1. a) Pilots b) Navigators
  2. c) Air Traffic Controllers d) Playstation Controllers


celestial It means pertaining to the sky or outer space. “Navigators sometimes use celestial navigation” 
global It means world wide. “ They ship global”
compass It means a device that tells you directions. “We use a compass to find our way”


  1. Explain: Birds were released by navigators from ships to find land, but how else, do you think, navigators could use wild birds to find land?

I think When they were still finding their home and they were just surrounded by water when they saw a wild  bird flying they must have thought that’s a land bird so they followed the bird and then they found their new home. 




TASK DESCRIPTION- Today I learnt about navigation and Directions. Hope you like it.

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