Resources of Italy
Physical Features are Resources <ul><li>This region is known for mountains and seas. </li></ul><ul><li>Italy has long coas...
 
Mountain Ranges <ul><li>Apennines  – Run along the whole Italian Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Alps  – Located north of Ital...
Rivers in Italy <ul><li>Navigable rivers and canals (Tiber River and Venice, Italy) </li></ul><ul><li>What does navigable ...
Mediterranean Sea <ul><li>The Mediterranean is central to the region’s geography. </li></ul><ul><li>People have relied on ...
Mediterranean Sea continued.. <ul><li>The peoples of these civilizations could use the water to interact with one another ...
Mediterranean Climate <ul><li>Southern Europe has a Mediterranean climate. </li></ul><ul><li>This type of climate features...
Mediterranean Climate affects..... <ul><li>The Mediterranean climate affects life in the region in four ways: </li></ul><u...
Agriculture <ul><li>The climate is ideal for growing many types of crops. </li></ul><ul><li>These include citrus fruits, g...
Tourism <ul><li>Millions of people (tourists) are drawn to the Mediterranean each year because of its climate, beaches, an...
Vegetation <ul><li>Southern Europe is home to a wide variety of vegetation. </li></ul><ul><li>The vegetation thrive (live)...
Architecture <ul><li>Architecture is affected by climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings are airy and made of light materials...
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Lesson 4 Resources Of Italy

  1. 1. Resources of Italy
  2. 2. Physical Features are Resources <ul><li>This region is known for mountains and seas. </li></ul><ul><li>Italy has long coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Mountain Ranges <ul><li>Apennines – Run along the whole Italian Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Alps – Located north of Italy and is the highest mountain range in Europe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alps are a major tourist attraction that people come to see and to ski on </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Rivers in Italy <ul><li>Navigable rivers and canals (Tiber River and Venice, Italy) </li></ul><ul><li>What does navigable mean? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at the photo to the right and think about it! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rivers provide opportunities for trade and a water and food sources </li></ul>
  5. 6. Mediterranean Sea <ul><li>The Mediterranean is central to the region’s geography. </li></ul><ul><li>People have relied on the sea for food and an easy way to travel around the region throughout history. </li></ul><ul><li>The sea is important because it has served to connect the many different civilizations (Greek, Roman, Egyptian) that have existed on the coasts of the sea. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Mediterranean Sea continued.. <ul><li>The peoples of these civilizations could use the water to interact with one another to exchange goods (trade) or to defeat one another for expansion of their empire. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Mediterranean Climate <ul><li>Southern Europe has a Mediterranean climate. </li></ul><ul><li>This type of climate features dry summers and mild, wet winters. </li></ul><ul><li>The climate affects nearly every aspect of life in this region. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the region’s most valuable resources. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Mediterranean Climate affects..... <ul><li>The Mediterranean climate affects life in the region in four ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Agriculture <ul><li>The climate is ideal for growing many types of crops. </li></ul><ul><li>These include citrus fruits, grapes, olives, and wheat. </li></ul>Italian farm
  10. 11. Tourism <ul><li>Millions of people (tourists) are drawn to the Mediterranean each year because of its climate, beaches, and breathtaking scenery. </li></ul><ul><li>The tourists help the economy of the Mediterranean. </li></ul>Tourists at the beach
  11. 12. Vegetation <ul><li>Southern Europe is home to a wide variety of vegetation. </li></ul><ul><li>The vegetation thrive (live) on the climate of the region. </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetation helps to create the beautiful scenery that draws tourist in. </li></ul>Home in Tuscany region of Italy
  12. 13. Architecture <ul><li>Architecture is affected by climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Buildings are airy and made of light materials that reflect sunlight and heat. </li></ul>

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