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  1. 5th Grade GEOGRAPHY

  2. What are the 7 continents? Europe Asia North America Africa South America Australia Antartica

  3. Name the 4 oceans? Arctic Ocean Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean

  4. Richmond is our Virginia State Capital

  5. Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina surround Virginia

  6. 8 Geographic Regions of USA!

  7. Basin and Range

  8. Great Basin meets Rocky Mountains

  9. Rocky Mountains

  10. Great Plains

  11. Interior Lowlands

  12. Appalachians

  13. Canadian Shield

  14. ___ Coastal Plain A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys Match up the Regions! ___ Rocky Mountains B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors ___ Basin & Ridge C. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Coastal Range D. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

  15. ___ Coastal Plain A. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys Answers ___ Rocky Mountains B. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors ___ Basin & Ridge C. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Coastal Range D. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers B D C A

  16. ___ Great Plains E. Rugged mountains along the Pacific Coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys Match up the Regions! ___ Appalachian Mountains F. Located west of Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America ___ Canadian Shield G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands ___ Interior Lowlands H. Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico; high elevations. Contains the Continental Divide, which determines the directional flow of rivers

  17. ___ Great Plains E. Wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape. Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers. Holds some of the oldest rock formations in North America Answers ___ Appalachian Mountains F. Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains. Rolling flatlands with many rivers, broad river valleys, and grassy hills ___ Canadian Shield G. Located west of Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward; grasslands ___ Interior Lowlands H. Located west of Coastal Plain extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama; includes the Piedmont. Old, eroded mountains (oldest mountain range in North America) G H E F

  18. Quiz Time! 5 points per question

  19. Question 1 The _______ Ocean served as the highway for explorers, early settlers, and later immigrants. A.Pacific B.Atlantic C.Arctic D.Indian

  20. Question 2 The _____River was the gateway to the west. F.Mississippi G.Missouri H.Colorado J. Ohio

  21. Question 3 Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the _________. A.Mountains B.Factories C.Great Lakes D. Oregon Trail

  22. Question 4 • The _____________ Rivers were the transportation arteries for farm and industrial products. • F. Mississippi & Missouri • G. Columbia & Colorado • Ohio & James • York & Mississippi

  23. Question 5 • The __________ River was explored by Lewis and Clark. • Colorado • Columbia • York • Mississippi

  24. Question 6 • What river forms a border between the USA and Canada? • Mississippi River • Missouri River • Rio Grande River • Colorado River

  25. Question 7 • What is the name of the inlet that is beside Mexico? • Pacific Ocean • Gulf of Mexico • Mississippi River • Atlantic Ocean

  26. Question 8 The Appalachian Mountains are lower than the Rocky Mountains because they are: F. newer G. older H. farther south J. more volcanic

  27. Question 9 Compared with the Atlantic Coast, the Pacific Coast has: A. Very little flat land along the coast. B. More land at sea level C. Fewer mountain ranges near the coast D. fewer volcanoes

  28. Question 10 Which landform region covers eastern Virginia? F. Coastal Plain G. Piedmont H. Appalachian Plateau J. Blue Ridge

  29. Question 11 The largest body of water on Earth is the: A. Atlantic Ocean B. Pacific Ocean C. Indian Ocean D. Arctic Ocean

  30. Question 11 The Continental Divide is an imaginary line that separates: A. western and eastern rivers B. the Appalachian Mountains from the Rocky Mountains C. rivers that drain into the Atlantic Ocean from those that drain into the Pacific Ocean D. the United States from Canada

  31. Question 12 What is the central line of longitude called? A.     Prime Meridian B.     Equator C.     Tropic of Cancer D. Tropic of Capricorn

  32. Question 13 44. Which of these is a line of longitude? F. 10 S G. 50 N H. 100 N J. 30 E

  33. Question 14 Which river rises in the Rocky Mountains? A.     Colorado River B.     Hudson River C.     Mississippi River J. Ohio River

  34. Question 15 The equator passes through the center of: A. Africa B. Asia C. Australia J. Europe

  35. Question 16 Which Europeans were the first to explore the Colorado River? F. The English G. The French H. The Portuguese J. The Spanish

  36. Question 17 Which of the Great Lakes lies entirely within the United States? A.     Lake Erie B.     Lake Huron C.     Lake Michigan D. Lake Superior