Good Mafternoon! 4/4/14
EQ: What should I know about LA gov’t and econ for my unit 8/9 test?
HW: Take home your projects! ...
Australia Map
Step #1- AtlasStep #1- Atlas
pg 96-97pg 96-97
Using yourUsing your
map, color andmap, color and
label thelab...
Geographic
Features of
Australia
Unit 10 Notes
Bennet t
I. Australia’s Physical
Features
Australia…
The world’s smallest and flattest continent…
Has Earth’s oldest and least fertile soils
Only Antarctica receive...
Huge desert plains stretch across the
country’s middle--central Australia’s
climate is hot and dry
Milder climates along t...
Great Barrier Reef
World’s largest coral reef!
Lies off the northeast coast of
Queensland--over 1,200 miles long
Contains ...
Gr eat Bar r i er Reef f r om
space
Coral Sea
An important source of coral for the Great
Barrier Reef
Part of the Pacific Ocean
Off the northeast coast of Aus...
Ayers Rock
A huge, reddish rock in the center of
Australia
Very close to the geographic center of the
continent…
It’s a mo...
Ayers Rock
Aborigines call it “Uluru”, which is its official
name
European surveyor visited the rock in 1873
and named it ...
Great Victoria Desert
Stretches through the states of South
Australia and Western Australia
Receives only 8 to 10 inches o...
Great Victoria Desert
First Europeans to cross the desert
named it after British Queen
Victoria in 1875
160,000 miles long...
Design-A-Plate
There is a new Australian restaurant in
Alpharetta! The restaurant owner is
planning to serve yummy Austra...
Paper Plate Directions
He wants you to create a plate that includes
the important physical features of Australia:
Ayers R...
II. Australia’s Political
Features
Australia…
Is divided into 2 territories and 6 states:
States: Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia,
Western Australia, New...
Tasmania
Island off the southeast coast of the
mainland
Almost ½ is unspoiled land that is
protected by the government
Tasmanian Devil?
Victoria
State closest to Tasmania
Southeast part of the mainland
Capital is Melbourne; it’s the most
urban state in Austr...
South Australia
State in south-central Australia
The Great Victoria Desert is located
here…
Western Australia
Largest state; makes up 1/3rd of the
mainland
Most of Western Australia is desert
(Great Victoria Desert...
Gr eat Sandy Deser t
New South Wales
North of Victoria, on the eastern coast
Has more people than any other
Australian state
The capital, Sydne...
Sydney, New Sout h
Wal es
Queensland
Second largest state; 7 times the size of
England!
In the northeastern part of the mainland
Great Barrier Reef ...
Brisbane
Northern Territory
Northern coast of the mainland,
between Western Australia and
Queensland
Largest population of Aborigin...
Australian Capital Territory
Located in New South Wales
The national capital, Canberra,
is located here
Canber r a ( Aust r al i a’ s
Capi t al )
Design-A-Plate
There is a new Australian restaurant in Alpharetta! The
restaurant owner is planning to serve yummy Austral...
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  1. 1. Good Mafternoon! 4/4/14 EQ: What should I know about LA gov’t and econ for my unit 8/9 test? HW: Take home your projects! Have a great spring break! SPONGE 1.Take out your Australia Map from yesterday. 2.You will take notes on the back of your Australia map. Please make sure it is glued in on page 73 of your ISSN. DateDate ## TitleTitle 4-34-3 7272 Unit 10 What I KnowUnit 10 What I Know 4-34-3 7373 Australia MapAustralia Map 4-34-3 7474 Aussie Textbook questionsAussie Textbook questions
  2. 2. Australia Map Step #1- AtlasStep #1- Atlas pg 96-97pg 96-97 Using yourUsing your map, color andmap, color and label thelabel the followingfollowing locations andlocations and physicalphysical Step #2Step #2 Textbook-Textbook- ReadRead pages 736-739pages 736-739 - In the Section 1“- In the Section 1“ Assessment”Assessment” answer # 3,4,5,6answer # 3,4,5,6 Step #3Step #3 Map DirectionsMap Directions: 1. Pick up Atlas and Australia map off of cart and follow directions below on page 73 (Map) 74(questions) of your ISSN
  3. 3. Geographic Features of Australia Unit 10 Notes Bennet t
  4. 4. I. Australia’s Physical Features
  5. 5. Australia… The world’s smallest and flattest continent… Has Earth’s oldest and least fertile soils Only Antarctica receives less rainfall! Commonwealth of Australia also includes Tasmania, an island south of the mainland It’s surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans
  6. 6. Huge desert plains stretch across the country’s middle--central Australia’s climate is hot and dry Milder climates along the southeastern and southwestern coasts Most Australians live in the southeastern coastal region
  7. 7. Great Barrier Reef World’s largest coral reef! Lies off the northeast coast of Queensland--over 1,200 miles long Contains an amazing variety of marine life, including the world’s largest collection of coral 400 types of coral, 1,500 species of fish, & 4,000 mollusks (snails, clams, octopi, & squid) Also includes rare species like the sea cow and the large green turtle
  8. 8. Gr eat Bar r i er Reef f r om space
  9. 9. Coral Sea An important source of coral for the Great Barrier Reef Part of the Pacific Ocean Off the northeast coast of Australia When the earth’s crust moved millions of years ago, it created the Coral Sea and the Great Dividing Range (largest mountain range in Australia) Coral Sea islands are scattered over thousands of miles of ocean--no one lives on the islands except for a small group of weather specialists
  10. 10. Ayers Rock A huge, reddish rock in the center of Australia Very close to the geographic center of the continent… It’s a monolith, which is a single, large rock sticking out of the earth Appears reddish because its iron content “rusts” at the surface Nearly 12 stories high and almost 6 miles wide!
  11. 11. Ayers Rock Aborigines call it “Uluru”, which is its official name European surveyor visited the rock in 1873 and named it after Sir Henry Ayers, an English government official in South Australia In 1950, Australia created Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park around Ayers Rock Both are located in the southwest corner of the state called Northern Territory
  12. 12. Great Victoria Desert Stretches through the states of South Australia and Western Australia Receives only 8 to 10 inches of rain each year, and it never snows! Some grasslands in the desert along with sandhills and salt
  13. 13. Great Victoria Desert First Europeans to cross the desert named it after British Queen Victoria in 1875 160,000 miles long & is a protected wilderness area Very few Australians live here because it’s too hot and dry
  14. 14. Design-A-Plate There is a new Australian restaurant in Alpharetta! The restaurant owner is planning to serve yummy Australian foods, like Down Under Cheese Hoppers and Sydney Spicy Shrimp. Even though he has an awesome Australian menu lined up, he has one small problem…He doesn’t have any plates to serve the food on! The owner needs your help in designing plates that could be used in his restaurant.
  15. 15. Paper Plate Directions He wants you to create a plate that includes the important physical features of Australia: Ayers Rock, Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, and the Great Victoria Desert. Feel free to add any additional illustrations to your plate design— the more Australian, the better! The plate should be colorful, informative, and creative.  On the back, explain the important information about each physical feature
  16. 16. II. Australia’s Political Features
  17. 17. Australia… Is divided into 2 territories and 6 states: States: Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland Territories: Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory
  18. 18. Tasmania Island off the southeast coast of the mainland Almost ½ is unspoiled land that is protected by the government
  19. 19. Tasmanian Devil?
  20. 20. Victoria State closest to Tasmania Southeast part of the mainland Capital is Melbourne; it’s the most urban state in Australia The many rivers of the region are a good source of fresh water for farming
  21. 21. South Australia State in south-central Australia The Great Victoria Desert is located here…
  22. 22. Western Australia Largest state; makes up 1/3rd of the mainland Most of Western Australia is desert (Great Victoria Desert and Great Sandy Desert are located here)
  23. 23. Gr eat Sandy Deser t
  24. 24. New South Wales North of Victoria, on the eastern coast Has more people than any other Australian state The capital, Sydney, is the most populated city in Australia -- 3 1/2 million people live there! Australian Capital Territory is located here
  25. 25. Sydney, New Sout h Wal es
  26. 26. Queensland Second largest state; 7 times the size of England! In the northeastern part of the mainland Great Barrier Reef is located off the coast in the Coral Sea More than half of Queensland’s population lives in the capital: Brisbane
  27. 27. Brisbane
  28. 28. Northern Territory Northern coast of the mainland, between Western Australia and Queensland Largest population of Aborigines in Australia
  29. 29. Australian Capital Territory Located in New South Wales The national capital, Canberra, is located here
  30. 30. Canber r a ( Aust r al i a’ s Capi t al )
  31. 31. Design-A-Plate There is a new Australian restaurant in Alpharetta! The restaurant owner is planning to serve yummy Australian foods, like Down Under Cheese Hoppers and Sydney Spicy Shrimp. Even though he has an awesome Australian menu lined up, he has one small problem…He doesn’t have any plates to serve the food on! The owner needs your help in designing plates that could be used in his restaurant. He wants you to create a plate that includes the important physical features of Australia: Ayers Rock, Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, and the Great Victoria Desert. Feel free to add any additional illustrations to your plate design—the more Australian, the better! The plate should be colorful, informative, and creative.  On the back, explain the important information about each physical feature

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