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  • 1. The Earth’s Climate Zones
    CLIMATE: the pattern of weather of a place over many years
    TEMPERATE ZONE: Found between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle (Northern Hemisphere) and between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle (Southern Hemisphere)
    POLAR ZONE: An area north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle
    TROPICAL ZONE: Area between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer
    PRECIPITATION: the falling of moisture such as rain and snow
  • 2. Climate zones
    Atlas: Page 128
    You will need:
    Red, Blue, Green colors
    Label and write latitudes for:
    Equator
    Tropic of Cancer
    Tropic of Capricorn
    Arctic Circle
    Antarctic Circle
    Using your definitions, color in the three Climate Zones. Use this key:
    Temperate: Green
    Polar: Blue
    Tropical: Red
  • 3. Honduras
    Guatemala
    El Salvador
     Barbados
     Fiji
     Colombia
     Ecuador
     Panama
     Nicaragua
     Namibia
     Ghana
     Senegal
    13. South Africa
    14. Mozambique
    15.  Uganda
    16.  Kenya
    17.  Eritrea
    18.  Pakistan
    19.  Moldova
    20.  Solomon Islands
    21.  Jamaica
    Country List
  • 4. Population Density
    Economic Activity
    Climate
  • 5. Climate
    Geographers divide earth into climate zones
    Each zone has a different pattern of precipitation and temperature
    This pattern is shown on a climagraph
    Bars show monthly precipitation
    Curved line shows temperature per month
  • 6. 12 different Climate zones
    Ice Cap
    Subarctic
    Marine West Coast
    Tundra
    Highlands
    Humid Continental
    Mediterranean
    Semiarid
    Tropical Wet and Dry
    Humid Subtropical
    Arid
    Tropical Wet
  • 7. Population Density
    Use textbook page 34-35
    Answer, in complete sentences, in class notes:
    What is population density?
    How does a geographer calculate the density of a place?
    How does population density affect how people live?
    List the 5 categories for population density and list at least two cities that fit into each category using the maps around the room.
  • 8. Population Density
    What is it?
    A measure that tells us how crowded a place is
    Higher number= more crowded the place is!
  • 9. New York City: 26,000 people per mile!
    Mongolia: 4 people per mile
    Population Density
  • 10. Different ways of showing population density
    NY Times Map
  • 11. Population Density
    On your index card, next line down:
    Using the absolute location of your country, write down the population density of your country.
  • 12. Economic Activity: Land and resources
    How do people USE the land they live on?
    It is different because everyone uses the land they live on to meet their needs
    Examples: farming, mining.
  • 13. Economic Activity: Land and resources
    Economic activity depends on a country’s resources
  • 14. Economic Activity: Land and resources
    Other resources:
    Fossil Fuels (oil, coal, natural gas), uranium, moving water= provide fuel and power
  • 15. Land Use
    Hunting and Gathering
    Subsistence Farming
    Commercial Farming
    Nomadic Herding
    Livestock Raising
    Commercial Fishing
    Forestry
    Trade and Manufacturing
    Each should have a picture, definition, and example!
  • 16. Example:
    Hunting and Gathering: people hunt for animals and gather plants for food.
    Example: hunters in Greenland