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Geography of the Continents Map recognition and Geographical facts. . Introduction. Lesson. Quiz. * Map by: Wikimedia Commons. INTRODUCTION. Level: Grade 4 Subject: Geography Objective: To introduce students to the seven continents of the world.

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geography of the continents map recognition and geographical facts
Geography of the ContinentsMap recognition and Geographical facts.

Introduction

Lesson

Quiz

* Map by: Wikimedia Commons

introduction
INTRODUCTION

Level: Grade 4

Subject: Geography

Objective: To introduce students to the seven continents of the world.

Directions: Students will interactively learn about the continents and their location on Earth. Then they will be quizzed on the information they have learned.

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NAVIGATION TUTORIAL

Use the icon buttons to navigate through the lesson

Use the icon buttons to navigate your way through this project. The buttons will either take you to the next slide or can take you to the homepage. They will serve as your guide through this assignment. The homepage has three icons. The introduction button will give you information on the topic. The lesson button will begin teaching you the assignment. Lastly the quiz button will test your knowledge on the learned information. Good luck!

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lesson
LESSON
  • The Earth’s surface is covered by 70% water and only 30% land. The land then is broken into seven areas. These areas are called continents.

The Seven Continents:

ASIAAUSTRAILIAAFRICA

ANTARTICA

NORTH AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA

EUROPE

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ASIA
  • Asia is the largest continent.
  • It covers 1/3 of the worlds total land area
  • Includes 44 countries
  • Fun Fact: Asia has the worlds tallest mountain, Mt. Everest in China.
austrailia
AUSTRAILIA
  • Australia is the smallest continent.
  • This area is known for it’s vast wildlife and collection of rare species.
  • It is known as the land of the kangaroos.
  • Fun Fact: Australia is home to the largest coral reef, the “Great Barrier Reef”.
africa
AFRICA
  • Africa is the second largest continent.
  • The equator intersects this landmass.
  • It is home to the Sahara, the worlds largest desert. Also the Nile, the worlds longest river.
  • Many large exotic animals live on this continent, such as the elephant.
  • Fun Fact: It is famous for diamond mining.
antartica
ANTARTICA
  • Antarctica is ice bound throughout the entire year.
  • This continent is a true desert due to the extreme climate. Making is the coldest, windiest, and driest continent.
  • Animals like seals and penguins live in this area.
  • Fun Fact: The average temperate is -58 degrees
north america
NORTH AMERICA
  • North America is the third largest continent.
  • YOU LIVE HERE!
  • It contains all Caribbean and Central America countries, Canada, Mexico, Greenland and the USA.
  • Fun Fact: The world’s greatest deposits of Petroleum and Natural Gas are found in Mexico.
south america
SOUTH AMERICA
  • South America contains less than 12% of the world’s population.
  • The Andes, the second largest mountain range is seen in South America.
  • Has the largest tropical rain forest in the world and a tropical climate
  • Fun Fact: The Amazon runs through South America.
europe
EUROPE
  • Europe is the second smallest continent.
  • Includes 47 countries.
  • Europe geographically separates Asia by the Ural Mountains.
  • Fun Fact: Russia is the largest country in Europe.
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question 1
QUESTION #1

Which Continent is in this picture?

A. North America

B. Europe

C. Asia

D. Africa

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CORRECT!

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question 2
QUESTION # 2

What continent is the smallest?

A. North America

B. Antarctica

C. South America

D. Australia

correct1
CORRECT!

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question 3
QUESTION # 3

What continent is home to the Sahara, the worlds largest desert?

A. North America

B. Africa

C. South America

D. Australia

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CORRECT!

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question 4
QUESTION #4

Which continent is in this picture?

A. Asia

B. North America

C. Africa

D. South America

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citations
Citations
  • http://www.wisedude.com/misc/continents.htm
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/as.htm
  • Microsoft word Clip Art and Microsoft Sound.