2 Introduction You will be learning about the Earth;definition of continentthe different continentsgeography of the continentsIf you could pick anywhere on Earth to live, where would that be and why?Think back to the unit on country culture
3 ContentA continent is a large unbroken land mass completely surrounded by waterWe will be learning about the geography & other information about the continents*Compare and contrast the continents
4 The Continents There are seven continents: Africa Antarctica Asia AustraliaEuropeNorth AmericaSouth America
5 Every Continent Has Similarities and Differences Africa, Europe and Asia are connectedNorth and South America are connectedAntarctica is by itselfAustralia is by itself (with some islands connecting to the Asian continent)
6 Compare & Contrast Physical geography Culture Climate Example: Australia vs. EuropeCultureExample: North America vs. South AmericaClimateExample: Antarctica vs. Africa
7 Review What is a continent? How many continents are there? Are all continents the same?What are some similarities and differences between them?
8 ResourcesWikipedia (globe on slide 1)(map on slide 3)(slide 4)(slide6)en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baja_California_Desert (slide 6)