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  1. Australia By: Hayden DeJohn

  2. Australia is located south of the Equator • It is in the eastern hemisphere • Australia is close to the Indian Ocean • It is close to the coral sea • It is close to the Tasman sea • Australia is an island • It is also close to New Zealand • A little part of the Tasman sea separates Australia and New Zealand Where is Australia Located ?

  3. Australia is completely surrounded by water • They have hot summers and mild winters • Some parts of Australia are deserts • Some parts of Australia are wet and cold • Theyget 60 to 152 cenimetersof rain what climate of Australia

  4. Some people eat crocodile sandwiches • Sea food • Barbecues • Beef, lamb , and mutton are favorites What food do people eat in Australia ?

  5. In the desert men wear vests • They wear shorts and T-shirts • In the colder parts of Australia they wear long sleeve shirts and jeans • For special daces they wear grass shirts What do they wear?

  6. The Aborigines have beliefs and legends and traditions of their own – they paint their bodies for a celebration called the Corroboree • Christmas –The temperature can be up to 100 degrees-spend it having a barbeque at the beach, give gifts, prepare special food such as seafood and fruit. They make a pudding with a coin baked inside. People also attend church and go caroling. What are the Holidays and Celebrations?

  7. Australia has the largest amount of sheep • World’s largest exporter of wool • Also exports gold, copper, silver, coal and uranium What are the Natural Resources and Goods and Services?

  8. Australia has the Great Barrier Reef which is a humungous reef – 1,250 miles long! • Sydney Opera House What National Monuments are there?

  9. Ice hockey • Cricket – similar to baseball • Rugby – similar to football • Soccer • Water sports • Skiing • Hiking What sports do they Play?

  10. Australia has just over 21 million people What’s the Population?

  11. When they get home from school they sometimes chase large lizards • They go to school for 6 hours • They like to play video games • They like to play outside • They like to play boxing What is Life Like as a Kid?