Unit Review The Americas

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Unit Review The Americas

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  1. The Americas

    Slide 1 - The Americas

    • What do you remember?
  2. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s):

    • What do you remember about the Geography of the Americas?
    • The purpose of this lesson is to remind you of some of the significant facts we learned about the geography of the Americas.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1. Basic Geographic Literacy
    • 7.2 The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.3 The Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Slide 3

    • The Americas
    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
  4. Do you remember what mountain ranges run through North and South America?

    Slide 4 - Do you remember what mountain ranges run through North and South America?

    • Where are there deserts?
    • Which continent had the largest rainforest?
    • What bodies of water are significant?
    • How many countries make up the Americas?
    • Physical & Political
  5. Climate Ranges

    Slide 5 - Climate Ranges

  6. Rocky Mountains

    Slide 6 - Rocky Mountains

    • Appalachian Mountains
    • Great Plains
    • Canadian Shield
    • Mississippi River
    • 2 Oceans
    • Great Lakes
    • 3 countries
    • North America
  7. NAFTA

    Slide 7 - NAFTA

    • North American Free Trade Agreement
    • Lifted trade and investment restriction on countries in North America
    • Improved economy of the nations
  8. Central America

    Slide 8 - Central America

    • 7 Countries
    • Archipelago
    • Caribbean Islands
    • Isthmus
    • Narrow piece of land
    • 2 Oceans
    • Gulf of Mexico
    • Caribbean Sea
    • 7 countries
  9. Do you remember the significance of the Panama Canal?

    Slide 9 - Do you remember the significance of the Panama Canal?

    • Panama Canal
  10. Andies Mountains

    Slide 10 - Andies Mountains

    • Amazon Rainforest
    • Grasslands
    • Atacama Desert
    • Amazon River
    • 2 Oceans
    • 13 countries
    • South America
  11. Catch the 2016 Summer Olympics hosted by Rio de Janeiro

    Slide 11 - Catch the 2016 Summer Olympics hosted by Rio de Janeiro

    • 1st time Olympics will be help in South America
    • Summer 2016
  12. Road Trip!

    Slide 12 - Road Trip!

    • Pan American Highway
    • Series of roadways connecting Alaska to the tip of South America
    • The Darien Gap – 99 miles of undeveloped road
    • Environmental debate about value of development
  13. An archipelago is

    Slide 13 - An archipelago is

    • an ocean
    • a continent
    • a group of islands
    • Quick Check
  14. An archipelago is

    Slide 14 - An archipelago is

    • an ocean
    • a continent
    • a group of islands
    • Quick Check
    • Galapagos Islands
  15. Quick Check

    Slide 15 - Quick Check

    • An isthmus is a
    • group of islands
    • narrow piece of land linking 2 larger land masses
    • continent with more then 3 countries
  16. Quick Check

    Slide 16 - Quick Check

    • An isthmus is a
    • group of islands
    • narrow piece of land linking 2 larger land masses
    • continent with more then 3 countries
  17. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 17 - Essential Question(s):

    • What do you remember about the Geography of the Americas?
    • The purpose of this lesson is to remind you of some of the significant facts we learned about the geography of the Americas.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1. Basic Geographic Literacy
    • 7.2 The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.3 The Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Review Objectives
  18. Where Shall We Go Next?

    Slide 18 - Where Shall We Go Next?