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  • 1. What is the Sahara like?
    • Satellite image of Africa:
    Sahara Desert
  • 2. What is the Sahara like?
    • Starter:
    • Which 5 are countries in or around the Sahara desert?
    Botswana Morocco Argentina Chile Peru Libya South Africa France Democratic Rep. Congo Croatia Chad Sudan Algeria Tasmania
  • 3. What is the Sahara like?
    • ANSWERS
    • 5 countries in or around the Sahara Desert:
    Botswana Morocco Argentina Chile Peru Libya South Africa France Democratic Rep. Congo Croatia Chad Sudan Algeria Tasmania
  • 4. Learning Objectives
    • All can describe the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries
    • Most can construct their own well labelled sketch map of the Sahara and it’s human and physical geography
    • Some can analyse the physical and human features of the Saharan region and add them to their map
  • 5. What is the Sahara like? Michael Palin is an actor and travel writer. In 2001 he travelled around the Sahara desert in Africa. Read about his route on p21.
  • 6. What is the Sahara like ? Freezing These are all terms Geographers use to describe desert characteristics. Use these words to help you write a sentence or two to describe the Sahara. Hot Sandy Stony Salty Sub-Tropical Cold Arid What is the definition of a desert- what do they all have in common? Coastal Less than 250mm of rainfall a year. A moisture deficit (lose more that it receives.)
  • 7. What is the Sahara like?
    • Use A4 plain white paper.
    • Sketch the outline of the Sahara desert nice and big.
    • Add the following;
    • Human features e.g. country names and borders
    • Physical features e.g. coastlines, mountains
    • Annotate your map with facts and information about the region
    • Use pages 18,19,20,21 and beyond if you like to find sources of information
  • 8. Learning Objectives
    • All can describe the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries
    • Most can construct their own well labelled sketch map of the Sahara and it’s human and physical geography
    • Some can analyse the physical and human features of the Saharan region and add them to their map