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1 Place Location- Africa The following tutorial is designed to help you with locations of physical features and countries in Southwest Asia based on 7 th grade social studies Georgia Performance Standards

2 GPS Standards Addressed SS7G1 The student will locate selected features of Africa. a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, tropical rain forest, Congo River, Niger River, Nile River, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria, Atlas Mountains, and Kalahari Desert. b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan.

3 REMEMBER Click on pictures, maps, highlighted links etc. You may learn something!

4 Africa Place Location Physical Features Go To Next Feature

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16 Go to Countries

17 Sahara Desert The Sahara Desert, covering most of North Africa, is the largest desert in the world. From north to south the Sahara is between 800 and 1,200 miles and is at least 3,000 miles from east to west.Sahara Desert BACK Click Picture to see how people live in the SaharaClick map to see points of interest in the Sahara

18 Sahel Located at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, the Sahel is an arid region made up of grassland and savanna. BACK Explore the Sahel

19 Savanna A large part of Africa is made up of savannas. Savannas are areas in tropical or subtropical regions covered with grasses and scattered trees. Africa has savannas in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. BACK What is a savanna? CLICKCLICK PIC

20 Tropical Rain Forest To the south of the Sahel, much of western Africa near the Equator is covered by rain forests. BACK Check this out! What is a rain forest?

21 Atlas Mountains The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range in northwest Africa in the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria.Atlas Mountains BACK Click Here

22 Kalahari Desert The Kalahari Desert is located in southwest Africa in the countries of Botswana, South Africa, and Namibia. BACK Click in the Desert

23 Lake Victoria Located in eastern Africa, Lake Victoria is the largest lake on the continent and the source of the Nile River. Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya all border this lake. BACK Click the Pic Where does Lake Victoria rank in size in comparison to the world’s lakes? Click and find out.

24 Lake Tanganyika Lake Tanganyika is the longest freshwater lake in the world. It is located between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania in eastern Africa. Burundi and Zambia also border this lake. BACK Click the Lake

25 Nile River The Nile River, at almost 4,000 miles, is the longest river in the world. It flows north from Lake Victoria through Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt into the Mediterranean Sea. BACK Click the yellow box Take a Tour

26 Congo River The Congo River is the second longest river in Africa. Its source is in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and it forms part of the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo. It flows into the Atlantic Ocean. BACK Click It

27 Niger River The Niger River flows through the western part of Africa. Its source is in Guinea, and it flows through Mali, Niger, and Nigeria before emptying into the Gulf of Guinea, which is part of the Atlantic Ocean.Niger River BACK Click the map The Niger River from space

28 Our standards give us 6 countries we need to be able to locate. Click the to see the countries Next Slide

29 Democratic Republic of the Congo

30 Egypt

31 Kenya

32 Nigeria

33 South Africa

34 Sudan

35 Democratic Republic of the Congo Egypt Kenya Nigeria South Africa Sudan

36 Democratic Republic of the Congo Egypt Kenya Nigeria South Africa Sudan

37 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide Self Check

38 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 1

39 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide Egypt

40 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 2

41 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide South Africa

42 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 3

43 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide Nigeria

44 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 4

45 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide Democratic Republic of the Congo

46 Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 5

47 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide Kenya

48 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Next Slide 6

49 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kenya Sudan Nigeria South Africa Egypt Start Over Sudan END POWER POINT


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