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This is a summary of the major regions in the world.

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World regions

  1. 1. World Regions {What is a region?
  2. 2. Definition: A region is an area with common features that set it apart from other areas. Regions can vary in size from very small to half of the earths surface.What is a region?
  3. 3. Make a Chart for Region Notes 1. Go into PAGES and open a new blank landscape document. 2. Insert a Table with 5 columns and 6 rows. 3. In the first column, add the title WORLD REGIONS 4.Below that box add the titles: DEFINITION CHARACTERISTICS EXAMPLES PICTURES MAPS
  4. 4. WorldRegions DefinitionCharacteristis Examples Pictures Maps
  5. 5. World PhysicalRegions Region DefinitionCharacteristis Examples Pictures Maps
  6. 6. Definition = Regions defined by Earth’s natural environment. Characteristics = physical regions have common landforms like continents, mountains, plains, etc. Examples: Rocky Mountains, Coastal Plains, etc.Physical Regions
  7. 7. World Physical Climate Regions Region Region DefinitionCharacteristics Examples Pictures Maps
  8. 8. Definition: measures weather pattern of an area over a long period of time. Characteristics: rainfall totals, temperatures: averages, highs, and lows Example: climate at equator is hot and humid, climate at north pole is a cold and snowy.Climate Regions
  9. 9. World Physical Climate CulturalRegions Region Region Region DefinitionCharacteristis Examples Pictures Maps
  10. 10. Definition: The language, religion, and ethnic heritage of a group of people. Characteristics: groups with common languages, religions, nationalities Example: Latin America is a cultural region...( it includes South America, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands ... most people speak Spanish, Portuguese, or French... most of the people are Roman Catholic in faith... it puts together a wide range of people with similar characteristics.)Cultural Regions
  11. 11. World Physical Climate Cultural PoliticalRegions Region Region Region Region DefinitionCharacteristis Examples Pictures Maps
  12. 12. Definition: the area contained is set up by a government. Characteristics: the physical, cultural, and climate regions might be very different within the region. Examples: the United States, China, Texas, MichiganPolitical Regions
  13. 13. Assignment1. Add pictures & maps to each of the columns that represent the region.2. (Use Google Images)3. cite the URL source at the bottom of the picture.4. Upload the table to Moodle