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  1. Tuesday, october 29, 2013 Bellringer: What is the largest country in the world? What are some benefits of taking organized notes?

  2. Tuesday, october 29, 2013 Bellringer: What is the largest country in the world? Russia What are some benefits of taking organized notes?

  3. Tuesday, october 29, 2013 Bellringer: What is the largest country in the world? Russia What are some benefits of taking organized notes? Easier to read, easier to study, easier to differentiate between big ideas and details

  4. Notes

  5. Split-page note-taking

  6. Chapter 8: RussiaSection 1: A Vast Land • World’s largest country • Eurasian country (Europe & Asia) • Formed by Ural Mountains • Fun Fact: 11 time zones • Russia

  7. Climate Areas • Summers: warm & rainy • Winters: cold & snowy • Summers: short & cool • Winters: long & snowy • Frozen most of the year • Ice makes shipping difficult  • *Fun fact: Because of the harsh climate, Railroads are the leading movers of people & goods in Russia. • Western • Eastern • Coastline

  8. European Russia • of Ural Mountains • Russia’s climate • of the population lives here • Home to important cities such as St. Petersburg & Volgograd • Also home to Russia’s capital: • North European Plain

  9. European Russia • West of Ural Mountains • Russia’s climate • of the population lives here • Home to important cities such as St. Petersburg & Volgograd • Also holds Russia’s capital: • North European Plain

  10. European Russia • West of Ural Mountains • Russia’s mildest climate • of the population lives here • Home to important cities such as St. Petersburg & Volgograd • Also holds Russia’s capital: • North European Plain

  11. European Russia • West of Ural Mountains • Russia’s mildest climate • 75% of the population lives here • Home to important cities such as St. Petersburg & Volgograd • Also holds Russia’s capital: • North European Plain

  12. European Russia • West of Ural Mountains • Russia’s mildest climate • 75% of the population lives here • Home to important cities such as St. Petersburg & Volgograd • Also holds Russia’s capital: Moscow • North European Plain

  13. Moscow

  14. European Russia • Nearly , grassy plain that stretches through Ukraine • High, rugged mountains that are thickly covered with pines & other trees. Much taller than Mountains. • Steppe • Mountains

  15. European Russia • Nearly treeless , grassy plain that stretches through Ukraine • High, rugged mountains that are thickly covered with pines & other trees. Much taller than Mountains. • Steppe • Mountains

  16. European Russia • Nearly treeless , grassy plain that stretches through Ukraine • High, rugged mountains that are thickly covered with pines & other trees. Much taller than Mountains. • Steppe • Caucasus Mountains

  17. European Russia • Nearly treeless , grassy plain that stretches through Ukraine • High, rugged mountains that are thickly covered with pines & other trees. Much taller than Ural Mountains. • Steppe • Caucasus Mountains

  18. East of the urals • part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of . • Covers of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  19. East of the urals • Asian part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of . • Covers of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  20. East of the urals • Asian part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the coldest climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of . • Covers of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  21. East of the urals • Asian part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the coldest climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the summer months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of . • Covers of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  22. Tundra

  23. East of the urals • Asian part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the coldest climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the summer months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of soil . • Covers of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  24. East of the urals • Asian part of Russia; East of Ural Mountains • Northern areas has one of the coldest climates in the world. • Vast & rolling, treeless plain, in which only the top few inches of the ground thaw during the summer months. • Permanentaly frozen lower layers of soil . • Covers 40% of Russia • Siberia • Tundra • Permafrost

  25. East of urals • World’s largest . • Evergreen Trees stretch about 4,000 miles across & 1,000 to 2,000 miles wide • Very few live in this area • Those who do support themselves by & . • Taiga

  26. East of urals • World’s largest forest . • Evergreen Trees stretch about 4,000 miles across & 1,000 to 2,000 miles wide • Very few live in this area • Those who do support themselves by & . • Taiga

  27. East of urals • World’s largest forest . • Evergreen Trees stretch about 4,000 miles across & 1,000 to 2,000 miles wide • Very few live in this area • Those who do support themselves by lumbering & hunting . • Taiga

  28. Taiga

  29. East of urals • Plains, & mountain ranges • Home to the Siberian . • Other Wildlife: bears, reindeer, lynx, elk & others • Mountainous area known as . • Active volcanic zone that forms the edges of the . • Southern Siberia • The Kamchatka Peninsula

  30. East of urals • Plains, plateaus & mountain ranges • Home to the Siberian . • Other Wildlife: bears, reindeer, lynx, elk & others • Mountainous area known as . • Active volcanic zone that forms the edges of the . • Southern Siberia • The Kamchatka Peninsula

  31. East of urals • Plains, plateaus & mountain ranges • Home to the Siberian Tiger . • Other Wildlife: bears, reindeer, lynx, elk & others • Mountainous area known as . • Active volcanic zone that forms the edges of the . • Southern Siberia • The Kamchatka Peninsula

  32. East of urals • Plains, plateaus & mountain ranges • Home to the Siberian Tiger . • Other Wildlife: bears, reindeer, lynx, elk & others • Mountainous area known as The Ring of Fire . • Active volcanic zone that forms the edges of the . • Southern Siberia • The Kamchatka Peninsula

  33. East of urals • Plains, plateaus & mountain ranges • Home to the Siberian Tiger . • Other Wildlife: bears, reindeer, lynx, elk & others • Mountainous area known as The Ring of Fire . • Active volcanic zone that forms the edges of the Pacific Ocean . • Southern Siberia • The Kamchatka Peninsula

  34. Kamchatka Volcano

  35. Inland water areas

  36. Inland water areas • In Southwest, ships use it to reach The Sea. • Largest body of water in the world. • Russia shares it with Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan • Black Sea • Caspian Sea

  37. Inland water areas • In Southwest, ships use it to reach The Mediterranean Sea. • Largest body of water in the world. • Russia shares it with Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan • Black Sea • Caspian Sea

  38. Inland water areas • In Southwest, ships use it to reach The Mediterranean Sea. • Largest inland body of water in the world. • Russia shares it with Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan • Black Sea • Caspian Sea

  39. Inland water areas • World’s deepest freshwater lake • Hold’s almost of the world’s supply of unfrozen freshwater • World’s oldest lake (million years old) *Sad Fact: A large paper mill that provides many jobs has severely polluted the lake region. The region is currently trying to save the lake & the industry. • Lake

  40. Inland water areas • World’s deepest freshwater lake • Hold’s almost of the world’s supply of unfrozen freshwater • World’s oldest lake (million years old) *Sad Fact: A large paper mill that provides many jobs has severely polluted the lake region. The region is currently trying to save the lake & the industry. • Lake Baikal

  41. Inland water areas • World’s deepest freshwater lake • Hold’s almost 20% of the world’s supply of unfrozen freshwater • World’s oldest lake (million years old) *Sad Fact: A large paper mill that provides many jobs has severely polluted the lake region. The region is currently trying to save the lake & the industry. • Lake Baikal

  42. Inland water areas • World’s deepest freshwater lake • Hold’s almost 20% of the world’s supply of unfrozen freshwater • World’s oldest lake ( 30 million years old) *Sad Fact: A large paper mill that provides many jobs has severely polluted the lake region. The region is currently trying to save the lake & the industry. • Lake Baikal

  43. Lake Baikal

  44. Inland water areas • river in Europe • Vital for of goods and people • Canals connect it to other rivers • Rivers: flow North & empty into Arctic Ocean • Boats use them to transport: people and goods • River • Canals

  45. Inland water areas • river in Europe • Vital for of goods and people • Canals connect it to other rivers • Rivers: flow North & empty into Arctic Ocean • Boats use them to transport: people and goods • Volga River • Canals

  46. Inland water areas • Longest river in Europe • Vital for of goods and people • Canals connect it to other rivers • Rivers: flow North & empty into Arctic Ocean • Boats use them to transport: people and goods • Volga River • Canals

  47. Inland water areas • Longest river in Europe • Vital for transportation of goods and people • Canals connect it to other rivers • Rivers: flow North & empty into Arctic Ocean • Boats use them to transport: people and goods • Volga River • Canals

  48. Volga River

  49. references • Boehm, Richard G. & Armstrong, David G. (2005). The world and its people. Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill. • Destination Moscow. (2013). Moscow events- my destination. Retrieved from http://www.mydestination.com/moscow/events/73 • Mania Planet. (2007). Tm2 tundra, environment idea!. Retrieved from http://forum.maniaplanet.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=8941 • National Paranormal Association. (2011). Russia’s mysterious lake baikal. Retrieved from http://nationalparanormalassociation.blogspot.com/2011/06/russias-mysterious-lake-baikal-devours.html • Nova Online. (2007). Geography of russia. Retrieved from http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/HIS241/Notes/Geography/Geography.html • Russian Geographical Society. (2010). Marvels of kamchatka. Retrieved from http://int.rgo.ru/news/marvels-of-kamchatka/ • USGS Science For a Changing World. (2011). Delta research and global observation network (dragon). Retrieved from http://deltas.usgs.gov/rivers.aspx?river=volga • 123RF. (2013). Stock photo- aerial view of siberian taiga. Retrieved from http://www.123rf.com/photo_200528_aerial-view-on-siberian-taiga-landscape-from-a-helicopter.html