Presentation on theme: "North America and Antarctica. North America Label your map to look like mine! Make sure you have labeled. ◦United States ◦Canada ◦Mexico ◦Great Lakes."— Presentation transcript:
Label your map to look like mine! Make sure you have labeled. ◦United States ◦Canada ◦Mexico ◦Great Lakes ◦Rio Grande River ◦Mississippi River ◦Rocky Mountains ◦Appalachian Mountains ◦West Indies ◦Atlantic Ocean ◦Pacific Ocean ◦Gulf of Mexico ◦Central America ◦Panama Canal ◦Great Plains ◦St. Lawrence River ◦West Indies
Please take C-notes over the following information on Page 13 in your passport
North America World’s 3 rd largest continent. In the Western Hemisphere
Central America Connects North America to South America. Contains 7% of the world’s biodiversity – plants and animals. Have warm humid climates and rainforests.
West Indies Made up of a large number of islands in the Caribbean Sea. Have warm humid climates and rainforests.
Antarctica The coldest, driest, and windiest continent. Has the highest average elevation of all the continents. 98% of the continent is covered by ice that is about a mile thick. Covers the South Pole.
Please label: -Transantarctic Mountains, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, South Pole