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A powerpoint show that tells many facts about Australia, and all the fun sights to see.

A powerpoint show that tells many facts about Australia, and all the fun sights to see.

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    • AUSTRALIA: Virtual Tour Kelsey Gustafson ED 205
    • Main Page About the Author Discovery of Australia Quick Facts about Australia Great Barrier Reef Travel Nature Sports Waterfalls Natural Resources Resources QUIZ STORYBOARD
    • About The Author
      • I’m a junior at Grand Valley State student. I’m majoring in Psychology and Elementary Education. I plan on traveling to Australia in the near future, and becoming a teacher or a school psychologist.
      [email_address] Contact Author:
    • Discovery of Australia
      • Books today credit Captain Cook for discovering Australia and New Zealand…
      • However, Captain Dalrymplye objected to this
      • Cook couldn’t of had discovered Australia since already had maps that showed the continent.
      • Chinese actually traveled there as early as the ninth century for natural resources
      • But Captain Cook was an amazing navigator and succeeded with flying colors with what ever he did
      All about Captain Cook
    • Quick Facts About Australia…
      • Consists of 6 States, and 2 Territories
        • Worlds smallest continent, sixth largest country
      • Capital is Canberra
      • Economy: Very Wealthy
      • Population increase from 19.9 million to 2.1 million
        • Due to natural causes (birth) and net immigration
    • Great Barrier Reef
      • The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest structure made up of living organisms
      • Stretches 2,060 km
      • Exploration of the Reef began in 1770
      • Not just one big reef, consists of THOUSANDS of reefs
      • 1,500 species of fish
      • Breeding area for humpback whales, which migrate from Antarctica
    • Travel
      • Sydney
        • Recognize as one of the most culturally
        • diverse cities in the world
        • Sydney Opera House
        • 5 main National Parks around Sydney
        • One of the finest theaters, Capitol Theatre
        • Sydney Harbor Bridge -75th annivsary
      • Byron Bay
        • Most famous for lighthouse trademark
        • Pristine beaches and lush rainforests
      • Cairns
        • Located near great barrier reef
        • Cable cars to take you over the
        • mountains
        • Australian Butterfly Sancuary
        • Skydiving
    • Sports
      • Rugby
      • Cricket - try to play online
      • Surfing -one of the most popular
      • Golf
      • Soccer
      • Sailing
      • Cycling
      • Martial Arts
      • Swimming
      • Spear Fishing
      • Bowls
      • Volleyball and Basketball
    • Nature Australia holds all sorts of species, there’s such a variety between the ocean, rainforests and deserts…
      • The Outback
        • Australian Kangaroos
        • Australian Dingo
        • Australian Crocodiles
        • Australian Snakes
        • Australian Spiders
        • Australian Lizards: Variety
        • Camels
        • Plus many more
      • Great Barrier Reef
        • 30 species of whales
        • 200 Species of birds
        • 6 breeds of sea turtles
        • 14 species of sea snakes
        • 1,500 species of fish
        • 5,000 species of molluscs
        • 400 species of coral
        • 60 species of sea grass
        • 500 species of seaweed
        • Plus much more!
      • Rainforest
        • .1% of the countries land mass, but for it’s small size it holds a large portion of Australia’s biodiversity:
          • 36% of mammals
          • 50% of birds
          • 23% of Reptiles
          • 27% of frogs
          • 37% of fresh water fish
          • 60% of butterfly species
          • 65% of ferns…
    • Waterfalls
      • Top Ten Waterfalls out of many around Australia
        • Jim Jim Falls
        • Wallaman Falls
        • Mitchel Falls
        • Fitzroy Falls
        • Ellenborough Falls
        • Blencoe Falls
        • Mackenzie Falls
        • Russell Falls
        • Ebor Falls
        • Tia Falls
    • Natural Resources
      • Nickel
      • Tungsten
      • Mineral sands
      • Lead
      • Zinc
      • Diamonds
      • Natural gas
      • Petroleum Bauxite
      • Coal
      • Iron ore
      • Copper
      • Tin
      • Gold
      • Silver
      • Uranium
    • Quiz
      • What’s Australia’s Capital?
        • Sydney
        • Canberra
        • Cairns
      • 3. True or False? Sydney Harbor Bridge is 75 years old.
        • True
        • False
      • What’s one of the top ten falls?
        • Russell Falls
        • Crowe Falls
        • Jack Jack Falls
      • True or False? Captain Cook discovered Australia.
        • True
        • False
    • Resources
      • http://dl. screenaustralia .gov.au/module/731/
      • http://www. usp . nus .edu. sg /post/australia/menzies1.html
      • http://www. captaincookwhitby .co.uk/
      • http://library. thinkquest .org/22642/ nwonders /reef. htm
      • http://www.world-of-waterfalls.com/australia.html
      • http://www.about-australia.com/facts/
      • http://www. immi .gov.au/living-in-australia/choose-australia/about-australia/index. htm
      • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook /print/as.html
    • Storyboard