Presentation on theme: "Název projektuModerní škola Registrační číslo projektuCZ.1.07/1.5.00/34.0526 Název aktivity III/2 Inovace a zkvalitnění výuky prostřednictvím ICT Název."— Presentation transcript:
Název projektuModerní škola Registrační číslo projektuCZ.1.07/1.5.00/ Název aktivity III/2 Inovace a zkvalitnění výuky prostřednictvím ICT Název vzdělávacího materiáluReálie Číslo vzdělávacího materiálu VY_32_INOVACE_05_19 – USA - Top 10 Places Jméno autoraJaroslava Čejková Tegerová Název školy Střední škola živnostenská Sokolov, příspěvková organizace „EU peníze středním školám“
USA Top 10 places where to go
Where to go
… the name was derived from the Yellowstone River going through the park … is the oldest national park in the world (1917) … is well known for its geothermal features … is home to many animal species, even endangered ones. On the other side, there are many recreational areas for people. Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming, Montana, Idaho
Mount Rushmore in South Dakota… … is a granite sculpture with figures of the heads of former American Presidents, namely, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. All the figures measure nearly 60 feet. The carving of Mount Rushmore was started in the year 1927 and was completed in the year 1941 with the help of nearly 400 workers.
The Grand Canyon National Park… …is located in Arizona in a valley with the Colorado River and is one of the oldest National parks in the US (since 1919). The area had been settled by Pueblo People before the coming of the Spanish conquistadors in See more beautiful photos on
Las Vegas – Nevada… … a city built in the middle of the Nevada desert in 1905, is an international synonym for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. There are numerous outdoor lighting displays on Fremont Street, as well as elsewhere in the city. Thousands of visitors and gamblers are drawn to casinos and hotels day by day - or better - night by night. Weddings in one of many of Las Vegas` chapels with only a little paper chase are world famous. You can meet “Elvis Presley” in the street.
San Francisco – California is… …a financial, cultural, and transportation center …one of the most beautiful and compact cities of the USA …the area got its name from the mission station of Saint Francis of Assisi …in 1906 the city was totally destroyed. Buildings collapsed in earthquakes from the shaking, gas lines broke and a large fire spread across the city. …the birth of the hippie movement in the 60s The Golden Gate China Town – the largest in the USA
San Francisco One of the most famous joys of San Francisco is a ride by cable car which started running in Plzen Skoda Plants participated in the repair of cable cars and their maintenance in the past. You can have a boat trip to Alcatraz and go through the building which was the toughest prison in the past. San Francisco is famous for its hills. There are more than 50 hills in the city and the streets are very steep. Fisherman's Wharf - is a famous area for its food, stores, views of the San Francisco Bay and sea lions relaxing on the piers.
Los Angeles - California Los Angeles, known as L. A., is located in the area of the Pacific Ring of Fire. That means the city is a subject to often earthquakes. It is a second most populous city of the USA. In 1910 Hollywood was joined to the city and became the largest centre of film and television industry In 1969 the city was a birthplace of the APRANET, a „younger brother“ of the Internet. Rodeo Drive MacArthur Park
Sequoia National Park - California The park - established is famous for its giant sequoia trees. The biggest tree on the planet, „General Sherman“ is 83 m tall. The area is also rich in wildlife. It is home to foxes, rattlesnakes, ground squirrels and bobcats.
New Orleans - Louisiana The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France, as the area was a French colony in the 18th century. Remarkable French Creole architecture in the French Quarter and in the famous cemetery of St. Louis attracts tourists to the city, especially in February to see the Mardi Gras festival. The city is the cradle of jazz which is played all over the historic centre. In 2005 New Orleans was totally flooded when Hurricane Katrina hit.
Kennedy Space Center - Florida From this place all unmanned and human space flights have been launched since 1968 The Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was used as a base for Space Shuttles. The project finished in 2011 and the space stations are served by Russian rockets today.
Everglades National Park - Florida About a million tourists visit the largest subtropical national park in south Florida every year. The most common ecosystem of this area are sloughs with flowing water which are home for the American crocodile. The park is a habitat for the Florida panther and another 40 species of mammals, 350 species of birds and 50 species of reptiles who have adapted to the subtropical environment. The park contains the largest mangrove ecosystem in the western hemisphere
Comprehensive questions 1.What can you say about Yellowstone National Park? (e.g. Location, features etc.) 2.Whose faces are curved in Mount Rushmore and in what state will you find this memorial? 3.What river flows through the Grand Canyon. When was it found? 4.What is Las Vegas a synonym for? 5.What sights is San Francisco famous for? 6.Where did New Orleans get its name? Why are people attracted to visit this city? 7.Where is Los Angeles located? What is set in its world-famous suburb of Hollywood? 8.What can you say about General Sherman? 9.What projects were realized in Kennedy Space Centre? 10.In what climate zone is the Everglades National Park located? If you can’t remember the answer, go through this presentation once again
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