Mountains Of The World And Capitals Of Europe

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Mountains Of The World And Capitals Of Europe

  1. 1. Mountains of the World By Emma Crowley and Danica Jensen
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Hola! Welcome to the Magical World of European capitals and mountains of the world. We (Danica and Emma)chose this topic because we thought it would be a great way to learn more about the topics we studied briefly for jeopardy. We hope you enjoy!!!!  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mountains <ul><li>Mountains are some of the most beautiful things that mother nature created . They give us a great place to rock climb, hike and much more. They prove our Earth’s history and give geologists great places to study. Many have beautiful scenery such as waterfalls or great views of lakes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mt Everest <ul><li>It is the tallest mountain in the world (5 ½ mi.) </li></ul><ul><li>Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first men to climb the mountain in 1953. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also known as Sagarmatha ( सगरमाथा ) and means head of the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>An estimated 120 corpses are still on the mountain </li></ul><ul><li>Located on the border of China and Nepal </li></ul>
  5. 6. Mt. McKinley (aka Denali) <ul><li>The largest mountain in North America located in Alaska (20,320 ft.) </li></ul><ul><li>There are 2 summits. The north summit is 19,470 ft and the south summit is 20,320 ft. </li></ul><ul><li>The first person to climb the mountain was Judge James Wickersham in 1903. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Mount Kilimanjaro <ul><li>Largest mountain in Africa at 19,340 ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Located in north-western Tanzania. </li></ul><ul><li>Mt Kilimanjaro has three volcanoes: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Shira is a dormant volcano but still has magma in it’s base. </li></ul><ul><li>There are several trails leading up to the top : Marangu, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Umbwe and Machame. </li></ul>
  7. 8. K2 <ul><li>The 2 nd tallest mountain in the world located in Pakistan. </li></ul><ul><li>It is 28,251 ft tall </li></ul>
  8. 9. Aconcagua <ul><li>The Tallest mountain in South America (22,841 ft) </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Argentina in the Andes mountain range. </li></ul><ul><li>The youngest person to reach the summit is 11 yrs old </li></ul><ul><li>It is the tallest mountain out of the Americas </li></ul>
  9. 11. Mt. Kosciuszko <ul><li>The tallest mountain in Australia (7,310 ft) </li></ul><ul><li>There is a chairlift ride that reaches close to the summit. </li></ul><ul><li>Its not very difficult to climb </li></ul>
  10. 13. Now Test Your Skills On our Test
  11. 14. What is the tallest mountain in Asia? <ul><li>Aconcagua </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Everest </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. McKinley </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  12. 15.  You’re a loser. You have failed 
  13. 16.  YAY! You got it right!  <ul><li>Click on the Raccoon to go forward </li></ul>
  14. 17. What are the 6 parts of Everest <ul><li>A. Pasta, spaghetti, meatballs, cheese, sauce, fork </li></ul><ul><li>B. North face, south face, east face, west face, southwest face, northeast face. </li></ul><ul><li>C. dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, horses, fish </li></ul><ul><li>D. None of the Above </li></ul>
  15. 18.  You’re a loser. You have failed 
  16. 19.  YAY! You got it right!  <ul><li>Click on the Raccoon to go forward </li></ul>
  17. 20. Where is Aconcagua? <ul><li>Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul>
  18. 21.  You’re a loser. You have failed 
  19. 22.  YAY! You got it right!  <ul><li>Click on the Raccoon to go forward </li></ul>
  20. 23. The 2 tallest mountains in order are: <ul><li>K2, Everest </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. McKinley, Aconcagua </li></ul><ul><li>Kilimanjaro, Everest </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  21. 24.  You’re a loser. You have failed 
  22. 25.  YAY! You got it right!  <ul><li>Click on the Raccoon to go forward </li></ul>
  23. 26. Follow the directions <ul><li>Put these words in order: </li></ul><ul><li>Click </li></ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul><ul><li>The </li></ul><ul><li>Go </li></ul><ul><li>Forward </li></ul><ul><li>To </li></ul><ul><li>!!!!!!!!  </li></ul><ul><li>Spelled </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG </li></ul><ul><li>That </li></ul><ul><li>Is MONTTAN </li></ul>
  24. 27. TRY AGAIN DUMMY!! <ul><li>Click Boo to try again. Click to go to the last slide and end the show </li></ul>
  25. 28. Thanks for watching!! <ul><li>BYE!!!!!!!!!  Go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_ABgBTSMm8 </li></ul>
  26. 29. Sources of information <ul><li>WIKIPEDIA </li></ul><ul><li>YOUTUBE </li></ul>

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