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What messages are contained within these cartoons?
Sub-Saharan Africa Use your atlases to locate the Sahara desert in Africa. Which countries are covered by the Sahara?
Internet Research http://en.wikipedia.org Click onto Geography Find the section that is called “Subportals” and click on Africa. 1.What % of the world’s total land surface does Africa cover? 2.How many people live in Africa? 3.How many countries make up Africa? 4.What is the longest river in Africa? 5.What and where is the largest waterfall in Africa?
You design the level descriptors! You are going to be asked to produce a fact file about an African country. What do you need to do to get a Level 3, a Level 4, a Level 5 or a Level 6????
Individual research… Select an African country from the list below and complete a fact file giving as much detail as possible. Use the wikipedia website and other search engines. Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa
My case study about: _________________________________ Population: _________________________ Area of country: ______________________ Languages spoken: ____________________________________ ____________________________________ Capital city: _________________________________________ Currency: __________________________________________ Wealth (GNP – Gross National Product): ____________________ Major exports: ______________________________________ ______________________________________ Religion: ___________________________________________ Famous people: ______________________________________ ______________________________________ Famous manmade landmarks: ____________________________ _____________________________ Famous natural features: _______________________________ _______________________________ Bordering countries: ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Flag Map of:
Atlas/Africa Dominoes You each have a domino with an answer and a question on it. Use the atlas to help you work out if you have the answer!