Where in the World are You? Sarah Wilson
Content Area: Geography • Grade Level: 7 • Activity Summary: Students will read through the slides, answering questions at the end. • Learning Objective: Given information, the students will answer questions pertaining to the provided information with 100% accuracy. • Content Standard 3.0: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography. • Accomplishments: SPI 7.3.spi.2. locate the Earth's major physical characteristics (i.e., 7 continents, 4 oceans).
These are the 7 Continents • There are 7 continents: North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, and Australia. • Every continent, except Australia, is made up of multiple countries. • Australia is also the smallest continent, and the only one surrounded completely by water. It is also the only continent that is made up of only one country. • Asia houses the largest country in existence- Russia
And the Rest of the World is Water • There are 4 oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, and the Indian. • The largest of the oceans is the Pacific, which is located between Asia’s East coast and North America’s West coast. • The Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean, together, completely surround Australia. • The Arctic Ocean is the coldest, and it lies in the Northernmost part of the world. • The warmest ocean is the Indian Ocean, which is South of Asia, East of Africa, and West of Australia.
How many oceans are there? • 4 • 5 • 8 • 1
Correct! • That is correct! There are 4 oceans: the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, and Indian
Which 2 oceans surround Australia? • Pacific and Atlantic and Indian • Atlantic and Arctic and Pacific • Indian and Pacific and Southern • Indian and Arctic and Southern • Southern and Indian and Atlantic
Awesome! • You got this correct! Australia is surrounded by the Pacific, Southern and Indian Oceans, making it the only continent completely surrounded by water.
What continent is made up of only one country? • North America • Asia • Australia • Europe • South America
Great Job! • That is correct- Australia is not only completely surrounded by water, it is also made up of only one country.
What ocean is the largest? • Atlantic • Pacific • Arctic • Indian • Southern
Way to Go! • Correct! The Pacific Ocean is bigger than any other ocean.
Which ocean is the coldest? • Atlantic • Arctic • Pacific • Indian • Southern
Correct! • The Arctic Ocean is the coldest ocean.
What ocean is furthest South? • Atlantic • Arctic • Indian • Pacific • Southern
Fabulous! • The Southern Ocean IS located further South than any other ocean.
Summary • The Earth has 7 continents and 4 oceans. • Australia is the only Continent that is made of only one country as well as being the only one completely surrounded by water. It is also the smallest continent. • The Pacific Ocean is the biggest of the oceans. • The Arctic Ocean is the coldest. • The Indian and Pacific Oceans surround Australia.
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