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A ustralia. Made by: Alexis Brown. The Region of Australia. There are 2 kinds of regions-- they are stations and outback. What do humans have to do in order to survive there?. They have to drill wells in order to bring water to the surface. They have to mine for minerals.

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A ustralia

Australia

Made by: Alexis Brown


The region of australia

The Region of Australia

  • There are 2 kinds of regions-- they are stations and outback.


What do humans have to do in order to survive there

What do humans have to do in order to survive there?

  • They have to drill wells in order to bring water to the surface.

  • They have to mine for minerals.

    How have humans impacted the environment?

  • They have impacted the environment due to manufacturing and tourism.


What are available career opportunities

What are available Career Opportunities

  • Farming

  • Mining

  • Manufacting

  • Service Industry Jobs


Geographic factors and natural resources

Geographic Factors and Natural Resources

  • Great Barrier Reef which is made up of skeletons of small sea animals that have pilled up for millions of years.

  • Flat, Dry Country with a large underground water source called the Great Artesian Basin.

  • Large Desert twice as large as the states Alaska, Texas, California and New Mexico combined.


Culture

Culture

  • The didgeridoo is the most famous musical instrument from Australia.

  • Aborigines are a small part of their population with the British controlling most of the country.

  • They speak English but Aussies use some different words.

  • They celebrate all British holidays.


Types of government

Types of Government

  • British style parliamentary democracy

  • The Prime Minister is the head of the Government but answers to the Queen of England

  • Has six states and two territories.


Location

Location

  • Located in the Southern Hemisphere, South of Asia


Historical facts

Historical Facts

  • Australia was first discovered by the Dutch in the late 1600’s

  • In 1770 Captain James Cook reached Australia and claimed it for Great Britain.

  • The British Government used Australia as a place to send prisoners.

  • Gold was discovered in 1851.


Anything cool

Anything Cool

  • The Sydney Opera House is located here – it is a world icon.

  • Australia is the only continent native to the kangaroo.

  • Australia is the only country that is also its own continent.


Questions

Questions

  • Name another animal that is from Australia.

  • How many rest stops are there on Australia’s lonely outback highway?

  • How long is the Great Barrier Reef?

  • What famous animal comes from the island of Tasmania?

  • What funny shaped stick do hunters use in Australia?

  • What do Australians call a barbeque grill?

  • What famous egg laying mammal comes from Australia?

  • How far can a kangaroo leap in one hop?

  • How many different kinds of kangaroos live in Australia?

  • What is the name of the largest bird on the planet that’s from Australia?


The important of people in a ustralia

The important of people in Australia

  • Aborigines

  • Captain James Cook.


The important places in a ustralia

The important places in Australia

  • Great barrier

  • Island of Tasmania


P hysical f eatures

Physical Features

  • They have a huge desert twice big Alaska, Texas, California, and New Mexico combined.

  • The Great Barrier Reef.

  • An island that is called Tasmania.


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