The continent of Africa Africa is the 2nd largest continent on the planet. Africa is the 2nd most populous continent with just over 1 billion people. There are 53 countries on the continent. The longest river is the Nile at 4,160 miles. The tallest mountain is Mount Kilimanjaro at 19,340 feet.
The Country of South Africa Official name: Republic of South Africa Capital: Pretoria Population: 48 million Currency: The Rand Total coastline: 1,739 miles It is the world’s 32nd largest country by land area and 28th largest by population. We are living here.
What do you know about South Africa? Take a moment and think about that question. As a class, share what you know Class Notes
Visualize Imagine you are in South Africa. Paint a picture in your mind as to what you might see. What does that picture look like? Class Notes
You are going to see 10 photographs.Was each photo taken in South Africa? 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. (The answers will be revealed after the last photo.)
All of the answers are YES South Africa is a wondrous and beautiful place. It is very diverse in its people, landscape, and animal life. I hope that you want to learn about this incredible country by the ocean.