Presentation on theme: "United Kingdom (UK) vs Russia"— Presentation transcript:
1 United Kingdom (UK) vs Russia Compare and contrast the climate, natural resources, and culture of Russia and the UK.Goal: How does location, climate, and natural resources affect where people live?
2 Location Artifact #1 Russia United Kingdom Largest country in the world. Located in Europe AND Asia.Small island nation in Europe.
3 Location Artifacts #2 Russia United Kingdom Most citizens live in western Russia on the European Plain.The UK includes Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Citizens live in both areas.Why do people in Russia mostly live along the European Plain?
4 Russia’s Major Trading Partner Location Artifacts #3Russia’s Major Trading PartnerUnited Kingdom’s Major Trading Partner
5 CLIMATE Artifact #1 Russia United Kingdom North Atlantic Current- brings warm water from the Gulf of Mexico to the United Kingdom
7 CLIMATE Artifacts #3 Russia United Kingdom Has the Volga River which is the longest river in Europe; however it is not navigable because it is frozen.Has a lot of water resources like the Thames River, Atlantic Ocean, and North Sea.Caravan on the Volga River
8 Russia United Kingdom Economy and Natural Resources Artifacts #1 Important natural resources are coal, oil, natural gas, and timber.Has to import a lot of food because the climate makes farming difficult.Important natural resources are coal, oil, and natural gas in the North Sea.Has to import a lot of food because of the small size.
9 Russia United Kingdom Economy and Natural Resources Artifacts #2 Is trading easy or difficult in these countries?United KingdomRussiaTundra ^Lots of coastline and riversLots of resources, but they are difficult to transport because of the cold climate.
10 Culture Artifacts #1 Russia United Kingdom Language Family: Slavic Language: RussianLanguage Family: GermanicLanguage: English
11 Culture Artifacts #2 Russia United Kingdom Orthodox Christianity Protestant Christianity
12 Italy vs GermanyCompare and contrast the climate, natural resources, and culture of Germany and ItalyGoal: How does location, climate, and natural resources affect where people live?
13 Germany Location Artifact #1 Italy North-Central Europe mostly on the European Plain.Location Artifact #1ItalyPeninsula surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Mountains are in the North (Alps) and through the middle (Apennine).
14 Germany Location Artifact #2 Italy Access to the Rhine River and the North and Baltic Seas.Easy to trade?Location Artifact #2ItalySurrounded by the Mediterranean Sea.Easy to trade?
15 Location Artifact #3 Germany Italy Population is 82,000,000. 85% of Germans live in cities like Berlin.Location Artifact #3ItalyPopulation is 58,000,000.70% of Italians live in cities like Rome, Naples, and Milan.
18 Economy and Natural Resources Artifact #1 GermanyAbout 1/3 of land is arable (farmable).Manufacturing is a big part of the economy.Large deposits of coal and iron ore.Economy and Natural Resources Artifact #1ItalyAbout ¼ of land is arable (farmable).Not lot of mineral resources and has to import them.Tourism is a large industry.
19 Economy and Natural Resources Artifact #2 GermanyMajor Trading PartnerEconomy and Natural Resources Artifact #2ItalyMajor Trading Partner
20 Culture Artifacts #1 Italy Germany Language Family: Germanic Language: GermanLanguage Family: RomanceLanguage: Italian
21 Culture Artifacts #2 Italy Germany 65-70% are Protestant Christianity 88% are Roman Catholic (Christianity)Pope Francis visits a church in Italy