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  • 1. Hello, my name is Europe!Social Studies for 9th E.G.B. | Teacher: Mauricio Torres
  • 2. • In the ancient world, it used to be divided into three different parts: Europa, Asia and Libya (Africa).• Myth says that the name was taken from a Phoenician princess, abducted by Zeus.• Persians (people from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor) called the land across the Bosporus: Europe, referring to Greece itself and beyond.Why Europe?
  • 3. Europe
  • 4. • The continent is called this way because a number of smaller peninsulas spread out into the oceans, to the north, west and south • North: Scandinavian Peninsula • Southwest: Iberian Peninsula • South: Italian Peninsula and Greece.A Peninsula of Peninsulas
  • 5. • Bodies of water that surround the islands and Peninsulas of Europe: • Atlantic Ocean • Arctic Ocean • North Sea • English Channel • Bay of Biscay • Baltic Sea • Mediterranean Sea • Adriatic Sea • Ionian Sea • Aegean SeaWater Boundaries
  • 6. Water Boundaries
  • 7. • The following are the most important rivers in Europe (sorted from the longest to the shortest): • Volga (3692) • Danube (2860) • Dnieper (2290) • Rhine (1236) • Elbe (1091) • Ebro (910) • Seine (776) • Po (682) (all measured in kilometers)Important Waterways
  • 8. • Volga (3692) • Danube (2860) • Dnieper (2290) • Rhine (1236) • Elbe (1091) • Ebro (910) • Seine (776) • Po (682)Important Waterways
  • 9. • Mountain Range.- a geographic area containing a system of related geological features.• Important European mountain ranges: • Alps • Carpathian mountains • Caucasus mountains • Pennines • PyreneesMountain Ranges
  • 10. • Alps • Carpathian mountains • Caucasus mountains • Pennines • PyreneesMountain Ranges
  • 11. • Europe Is divided into two geopolitical areas: • Western Europe • Central EuropeGeopolitical division ofEurope
  • 12. Western Europe Central Europe Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Denmark, Germany, Moldova, Czech Rep., Belgium, Netherlands, Slovakia, Hungary,Ireland, U.K., France, Spain, Romania, Slovenia, Bosnia Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, & Herzegovina, Serbia, Austria, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Lichtenstein & Greece. Macedonia, Albania, Russia, Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania.Geopolitical division ofEurope
  • 13. • Type two short paragraphs: • Five lines each • Times New Roman • 12 pt. • Punctuation will be graded!• If you have been to Europe, write down what you remember from that trip. If you haven’t been there, write about a how a trip over there would be like.• Use your own words. Don´t do any research.• Don’t be afraid to use stereotypes or make mistakes!Exercise!
  • 14. • Baerwald, T. J., & Fraser, C. (2007). World Geography. Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA: Pearson Prentice Hall.• Burstein, S. M., & Shek, R. (2012). World History (Teacher´s Edition) (1st Edition ed.). (H. McDougal, Ed.) Orlando, Florida, US.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.• Images taken from Google.comBibliography

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