Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER FIVE: A WORLD GAZETTEER"— Presentation transcript:
1CHAPTER FIVE: A WORLD GAZETTEER “A LOOK AT THE SEVEN CONTINENTS”
2Chapter Objectives, TEKS, & Essential Question Understand the concept of region, by identifying physical and geopolitical area of significance using related geographic terminology.TEKS:Geography – 9, 9 (A), 9 (B)Social Studies Skills – 21 (B), 22 (C)Essential Question:What physical features would you find on a tour of the world’s continents?
4Important IdeasEarth has five oceans – Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern.There are seven continents on Earth – Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. Each has it’s own physical features including mountains, deserts, plains, valleys, forests, and bodies of water.Latitude , landforms, and nearness to bodies of water greatly affect climate.Landforms, soil, and climate greatly affect the plants and animals that can be found in each place.
6North America: Bodies of Water 4.) St. Lawrence River 5.) Mississippi River 6.) Rio Grande River 7.) Erie Canal 8.) Great Lakes 9.) Atlantic Ocean 10.) Pacific Ocean 11.) Hudson Bay 12.) Gulf of Mexico1148107596128
7North America: Biomes 13.) Great Plains 14.) Canadian Shield 14 13 13
8South America: Mountains & Landforms 1.) Andes Mountains 2.) Sierra Madres2112
9South America: Bodies of Water 3.) Amazon River 4.) Orinoco River 5.) Rio De La Plata 6.) Atlantic Ocean 7.) Pacific Ocean 8.) Caribbean Sea 9.) Panama Canal86493759
15Europe: Bodies of Water 5.) Baltic Sea 6.) North Sea 7.) Mediterranean Sea 8.) Black Sea 9.) Danube River 10.) Rhine River 11.) Loire River 12.) Rhone River 13.) Elbe River 14.) Atlantic Ocean5613141011891277