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    • Africa: Regional Features
    • Essential Question
      How does Africa’s geography, climate, and natural resources affect the way people live and work?
      Friday’s Warm Up: What is the area known as between the Sahara desert and Sub Saharan Africa?
    • Standard
      SS7G1 The student will locate selected features of Africa.
      b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan.
    • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
    • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
      The third Largest Country in Africa.
      The name “Congo” Refers to the River Congo.
      Was formally named
      Zaire.
    • Congo River
    • Egypt
    • Egypt
      Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East.
      The Nile River Runs Directly through Egypt.
      Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most famous monuments like the Great Sphinx.
    • Kenya
    • Kenya
      Kenya Video
    • Kenya
      Grassy plains
      Lush rainforest
      Beautiful beaches
      Some of the children go to school
      Some live in the country
      Some live in the city
      Traditional tribes
      Tourist travel there by bus, jeep and hot air balloons
      There are many animals in Kenya
    • Nigeria
    • Nigeria
      Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the eighth most populous country in the world.
      Why do you think Nigeria is so populous?
    • South Africa
    • South Africa
      South Africa is known for its diversity in cultures, languages, and religious beliefs, and eleven official languages are recognized in its constitution.
      Two countries are located within South Africa: Lesotho and Swaziland
    • Enclave: territory enclosed within another state or country
    • Sudan
    • Sudan
      Video
      What does this video make you think of?
    • Sudan
      Largest Country in Africa.
      War of Darfur
      Children went to war
      Moved to other countries.
      Moved to refugee camps.
      Sahara Desert
      Sahel
      Women and children are forced to move to be safe.
      Many people are killed.
      The Nile River flows through Sudan.
    • Refugee camp in Chad of Sudanese people