The continent of Africa<br />Africa is the 2nd largest continent on the planet.<br />Africa is the 2nd most populous continent with just over 1 billion people.<br />There are 53 countries on the continent.<br />The longest river is the Nile at 4,160 miles.<br />The tallest mountain is Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,340 feet.<br />
The Country of South Africa<br />Official name: Republic of South Africa<br />Capital: Pretoria<br />Population: 48 million<br />Currency: The Rand<br />Total coastline: 1,739 miles<br />It is the world’s 32nd largest country by land area and 28th largest by population.<br />We are living here.<br />
What do you know about South Africa?<br />Take a moment and think about that question. As a class, share what you know<br />Class Notes<br />
Visualize<br />Imagine you are in South Africa. Paint a picture in your mind as to what you might see. What does that picture look like? <br />Class Notes<br />
You are going to see 10 photographs.Was each photo taken in South Africa?<br />Number a small piece of paper from 1-10. After you see each picture, simply write YES, it is a photo taken in South Africa, or NO it is taken some place else.<br />(The answers will be revealed after the last photo.)<br />
All of the answers are YES<br /> South Africa is a wondrous and beautiful place. It is very diverse in its people, landscape, and animal life.<br /> I hope that you want to learn about this incredible country by the ocean.<br />
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