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  • GEOGRAPHY OF ASIAFrom the Mediterranean Seato the Pacific Ocean
  • The Middle EastPhysical Features
  • The Middle East - ResourcesPhosphates Oil Left: Digging for phosphates in the Syrian soil Above: The OPEC member countries
  • The Middle East – History andCultureIslamJudaism Above:Muhammad, the founder of Islam
  • Q1. In the Middle East, what are phosphates used for?SLIDECAST SUMMARYQUESTION Pause the slidecast and write down/type the answer to the question(s) below (save the answer for later use)
  • Central AsiaPhysical Features
  • Central Asia - Resources
  • Central Asia – History andCulture Nomads Yurts/Gers Nomads travel from place to place on horseback or by camel so that their livestock can graze on the grasslands of Central Asia. They also carry yurts or gers with them to sleep and live in while traveling.
  • Q2. Why do nomads live in yurts or gers?SLIDECAST SUMMARYQUESTION Pause the slidecast and write down/type the answer to the question(s) below (save the answer for later use)
  • North and East AsiaPhysical Features
  • North and East Asia -ResourcesChina’s Coal and Oil
  • North and East Asia History and Culture Above: Korean War photos Left: Current Asian Communist countries
  • Q3. Why do earthquakes and tsunamis occur near Japan?SLIDECAST SUMMARYQUESTION Pause the slidecast and write down/type the answer to the question(s) below (save the answer for later use)
  • South AsiaPhysical Features
  • Monsoon season in South Asia South Asia - Climate
  • South Asia - History and Culture Reincarnation (left) and karma (above) are two beliefs of the polytheistic religion of Hinduism
  • Q4. Complete this analogy, hurricanes are to the Caribbean as _________ are to Bangladesh.SLIDECAST SUMMARYQUESTION Pause the slidecast and write down/type the answer to the question(s) below (save the answer for later use)
  • Southeast AsiaPhysical Features
  • Southeast Asia - Resources Rubber Tree Other Products Above: Rubber tree plantRight: Coconuts (top left), rice field (top right) and sugarcane (below)
  • Top Left: Klongs of Bangkok, ThailandBottom Left: Buddhism is a dominant religion in this region Right: Kampongs of Jakarta, Indonesia Southeast Asia – History and Culture
  • Q5. What Southeast Asian country was once a protectorate of the United States?SLIDECAST SUMMARYQUESTION Pause the slidecast and write down/type the answer to the question(s) below (save the answer for later use)
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