2 Land and Water The Earth is mostly water ¾ of the Earth is covered in waterThe big bodies of water on Earth are called oceansThe big pieces of land on Earth are called continents
3 The OceansThe Pacific Ocean stretches 64,186,000 square miles and has an average depth of 15,215 feet.The Atlantic Ocean stretches 33,420,000 square miles and has an average depth of 12,881 feet.
4 The OceansThe Indian Ocean stretches 28,350,000 square miles and has an average depth of 13,002 feet.The Arctic Ocean stretches 5,106,000 square miles and has an average depth of 3,953 feet.
5 The Seven Continents North America South America Europe Asia Africa AustraliaAntarctica
6 North AmericaNorth America is made up of four countries: Canada, The United States, Mexico, and Greenland.North America is cold in the north and warm in the southBuffalo live in North America
7 South America South America is made up of twelve countries. People there speak mostly SpanishThe biggest country is BrazilThe Amazon rainforest is in South America
8 Europe Europe is made up of 48 countries. People there speak over 50 languages.The weather is similar to North America – cold in the north and warm in the southEurope is home to The Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and The Coliseum.
9 Asia Asia is the biggest continent and it has the most people. It is made up of numerous countries, the largest of which include Russia, China, and India.China is the biggest country in AsiaGiant Pandas live in China and eat bambooIt is home of the Great Wall of China
10 Africa Africa is made up of fifty-three countries. Africa is a very hot continent because the equator runs through the middle of it.Lions live in Africa.Most people in Africa have dark skin and hair.The Egyptian pyramids are in Africa.
11 AustraliaAustralia is an island continent that includes the mainland of Australia, Tasmania, and many of the islands throughout the Pacific Ocean.The weather in Australia is the opposite of our weatherNative people in Australia are called AboriginesKangaroos, koalas, and The Great Barrier Reef can all be found in Australia
12 Antarctica Antarctica is made of five regions and one island Chain. Antarctica is the coldest continentNo people live in Antarctica, but some scientists visit to study the weather or animals thereMany kinds of penguins live in Antarctica
13 Our World Artic Ocean Asia North America Europe Atlantic Ocean Africa Pacific OceanSouth AmericaIndian OceanAustraliaAntarctica
14 Map Assignment 20 points On the blank map you will… On back of paper… Color and label the 7 continents and 4 oceansCreate a compass roseCreate a map scaleCreate a map legend (colors)Draw the equator and prime meridianLabel the hemispheresOn back of paper…In your own words, define the words latitude, longitude, direction, time-zone, ocean, and continent. Then use the word in a sentence.