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The Geography of North America 3 of the largest countries are: The United States, Canada, & Mexico
The United States This map shows the political boundaries.
The United States is bordered by: Canada to the north. Mexico to the south. The Pacific Ocean to the west. The Atlantic Ocean to the east.
The capital of the United States is: Washington, D.C.
The 10 largest cities in the United States are:
New York City is the largest city in the United States. Los Angeles is the second largest city. Chicago is the third largest city.
Every location on Earth is defined by its physical features. Physical features include landforms, bodies of water, climate, and plant life.
Physical Features of North America North America is linked to South America by an isthmus.
Physical features often influence how people choose to settle areas and use the land.
What are the regions in the United States? This map shows regions using landforms.
What are other regions in the U.S.?
Which hemisphere is South Carolina in? Northern hemisphere? Southern hemisphere? Northern hemisphere!
Hosted by Miss Boscias Class Definitions Locations on a map Places using Cardinal Directions Odds and Ends
WELCOME TO SOCIAL STUDIES!!!. Why Study Social Studies? Who cares about the past anyway?
Social Studies Chapter 1: Our Nation’s Geography.
Continents and Oceans Write On Learner Expectation Content Standard: 3.0 Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of.
Warm Up How many themes of Geography are there? 2. What are the seven continents of the world? 3. What are the earths four oceans? 4. What is the.
Map Skills 1. Continents 2. Oceans 3. Equator/Prime Meridian.
Chapter 1 Learning About Earths Geography Section 1 Discovering the Earth Vocabulary p. 19 Geography – The study of the earth, how its features affect.
Jeopardy Regions of The U.S. Major Landforms Major Bodies Of Water Map Symbols Trivia Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q.
My Pennsylvania Fact Book Name: ___________________________ (Chapters 1-3)
Social Studies The United States and Canada Geography Facts Largest mountain range--Rocky Mountain Largest river system--Mississippi River Largest lake.
How are different types of maps distinguished?. Political Maps Usually colored by country or by state Political colors make it easy to compare size, shape,
How can maps help us to understand the world?. Vocabulary Map – Drawing of an area The person who makes maps Network of vertical and horizontal lines.
Landforms OceansContinents More Landforms Wisconsin.
JOURNAL #2 Geography - is the study of the different physical, biological, and cultural features on Earth, and how they all interact. Perspective – how.
Physical Geography of the United States and Canada Chapter 4.
Learning Target: I can identify and explain the important parts of a map. Warm Up: List the 5 themes of geography and explain how each theme is represented.
Definitions Hemisphere: Half of the globe created by the prime meridian or the equator. Equator: An imaginary line around the middle of the earth that.
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Print the map on the next page for student use. All maps used in this PowerPoint are from: Geographic Knowledge GLE (3, 5)
Geography of South America GPS: SS6G1.a-b A. Locate on a regional political map selected countries of Latin America. B. Locate on a regional physical.
Physical Features of Latin America and the Caribbean.
It is the study of the Earth and the ways people use it. It includes: mountains valleys rivers deserts oceans people.
Major Bodies of Water SOL I.2c. Oceans: Atlantic, Pacific Rivers: Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Columbia, Colorado, Rio Grande Lakes: Great lakes Gulf:
5 Themes of Geography, 3 Factors That Affect Where Humans Settle, and Reading Charts and Maps.
Daily Geography Week 21 Day 1 What do the following have in common: Aconcagua, McKinley, Kilimanjaro, and Elbrus? What do the following have in common:
Teams Answer in 15 seconds Raise your hand to answer.
Where We Live The Students of Room 205. We live on the continent of North America… Some landforms are the Appalachian Mountains, the Rocky Mountains,
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Exploring Pennsylvania. Hemisphere – half of the Earth Continent – largest land areas on Earth Landform – a natural feature on Earth’s surface
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