From Way Up There

Great Wall of China. You would find this on the continent of Asia. 3. Amazon River. You would find this on the continent of South America. 4. Cape of Good Hope.
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From Way Up There On May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr., left Earth in the Freedom 7 capsule, as part of the Mercury mission. His flight approximately 116 miles above the Earth, at a velocity of approximately 5,134 mph, lasted 15 minutes and 28 seconds and made him the first American in space. From a low orbit such as astronaut Shepard had, there would be many things that could be seen on Earth with the aid of only a pair of good binoculars or a telescope. Many pieces of the puzzle had to fit together just right to get the first American in space. Try decoding the following landmarks by doing the math problem for each letter. Then, see if you can fill in the continent where each of these landmarks would be found. I wonder if Alan Shepard could have seen any of these on his flight! a 1

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1. _____ _____. 52/4 60/3

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_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 59/59 70/5 25/5 80/4 90/6

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 2. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 49/7 3X6 75/15 61/61 5X4

_____ _____ _____ _____ 92/4 87/87 4X3 60/5

_____ _____ 3X5 72/12

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 27/9 32/4 45/5 84/6 33/33 You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 3. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 27/27 91/7 19/19 78/3 105/7 2X7

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 2X9 81/9 66/3 55/11 72/4

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 4. _____ _____ _____ _____ 48/16 16/16 80/5 85/17

_____ _____ 30/2 2X3

_____ _____ _____ _____ 56/8 120/8 60/4 2X2

_____ _____ _____ _____ 64/8 75/5 96/6 30/6 You would find this on the continent of _________________________.

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5. _____ _____ _____ _____ 96/8 47/47 33/3 45/9

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_____ _____ _____ _____ 2+3 47-22 24-6 63-58

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 6. _____ _____ _____ _____ 6+7 8+7 5+9 63-43

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 58-56 49-37 72/72 35-21 54-51

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 7. _____ _____. 9+4 17+3

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 0+1 2+1 8+7 84/6 36/12 23/23 63/9 84/4 59/59

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 8. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 52-39 24-15 57/3 76/4 3X3 7+12 114/6 5+4 80/5 4X4 72/8 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 2X9 3X3 2X11 2+3 6X3 You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 9. _____ _____ _____ _____ 108/9 81/81 6+5 95/19

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 24/12 73/73 72/8 88/8 57/57 96/8

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 10. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 36/18 84/7 69/69 69/23 7+4

_____ _____ _____ 95/5 15/3 33/33

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 11. _____ _____. 117/9 14+6

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 8+3 7+2 8+4 63/7 104/8 97/97 8+6 2X5 7/7 14+4 9+6

You would find this on the continent of _________________________.

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12. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 10+10 58-49 16-11 29-11 37-19 5-4

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_____ _____ _____ 62-58 43-38 62-50

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 94-88 7X3 44-39 19-12 63-48 You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 13. _____ _____ _____ _____ 65-53 59/59 8+3 4+1

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 59-46 24-15 14-11 25-17 8+1 5+2 0+1 11+3

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 14. _____ _____. 25-12 58-38

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 54-43 69-54 47-28 58-55 87-78 14+7 48-29 2X13 74-63 97-82

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 15. _____ _____ _____ _____ 53-39 16-7 2X6 84-79

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 4+14 28-19 57-35 65/13 94-76

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 16. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 52-49 6-5 47-28 4+12 72-63 9-8 37-23

_____ _____ _____ 82-63 80/16 3-2

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 17. _____ _____. 42-29 72-52

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 29-16 48/16 88/8 54/6 84/6 132/11 90/18 200/8

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 18. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 78/6 80/16 68/17 56-47 70-50 19-14 45-27 62-44 23-22 77-63 55/11 59-58 94-80 _____ _____ _____ 44-25 64-59 37-36 You would find this on the continent of _________________________. ©2015 Bonnie Rose Hudson WriteBonnieRose.com

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_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 75/15 88/4 82-77 53-35 65/13 95/5 60/3

You would find this on the continent of _________________________. 20. _____ _____ _____ _____ 9+3 63/63 99/9 5+0

_____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 90-70 74-65 68/48 8+1 6-3 5-4 62-59 61-60

You would find this on the continent of _________________________.

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Answer Key: 1. Mt. Aneto

You would find this on the continent of Europe.

2. Great Wall of China

You would find this on the continent of Asia.

3. Amazon River

You would find this on the continent of South America.

4. Cape of Good Hope

You would find this on the continent of Africa.

5. Lake Eyre

You would find this on the continent of Australia.

6. Mont Blanc

You would find this on the continent of Europe.

7. Mt. Aconcagua

You would find this on the continent of South America.

8. Mississippi River

You would find this on the continent of North America.

9. Lake Baikal

You would find this on the continent of Asia.

10. Black Sea

You would find this on the continent of Europe.

11. Mt. Kilimanjaro

You would find this on the continent of Africa.

12. Tierra Del Fuego

You would find this on the continent of South America.

13. Lake Michigan

You would find this on the continent of North America.

14. Mt. Kosciuszko

You would find this on the continent of Australia.

15. Nile River

You would find this on the continent of Africa.

16. Caspian Sea

You would find this on the continent of Asia.

17. Mt. McKinley

You would find this on the continent of North America.

18. Mediterranean Sea

You would find this on the continent of Europe.

19. Mt. Everest

You would find this on the continent of Asia.

20. Lake Titicaca

You would find this on the continent of South America.

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