Block 1…Today in class students took the last of the notes for the Latitude and Longitude Unit Test (1 degree of latitude = 69 miles (111 km), the spring (March 22/23) and fall (September 22/23) equinoxes -12 hours daylight/12 hours darkness, and the summer (June 21) and winter (December 21) solstices. Following the notes, students completed work on the practice maps and then used the atlas to locate world cities as a test of their ability to find coordinates.