5th grade math

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Why is a globe more accurate than a flat map in representing the earths surface?

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    What happens when you try to flatten an orange peel?

    You have gaps at the ends. A flat map compensates for these gaps by either extending these areas or leaving gaps in the map.

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    We did peel an orange. What a great visual!! Would not have thought to do that! Thank you so much!

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    You're very welcome.

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