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    • 14 16 20 9 2 7 12 19 8 15 5 17 11 6 3 10 181 13 4
    • SimbaIntroduction to Africa Created by Mr. Raponi
    • ObjectivesStudents will be able to locate 3 majorphysical features of the African continent.Students will be able to discuss how theSahara Affects the continent of Africa.Students will be able to discuss theimportance of the Nile River.
    • Plateau Africa has the highests ________________ than anywhere else in the world. The average height of Africa is over _____________ feet above sea level. Separating all of the plateaus are steep cliffs, many of which have waterfalls going over the side.
    • Mountain Even with its high elevation, Africa south ofs the ________________ has only a few tall mountains. Wind and water has worn away many of them. At 19,340 feet ____________________ is the tallest mountain peak in Africa.
    • River Four great rivers slice throughs Africa. The first three are the  ____________________  ____________________  ____________________ The world’s longest river is located in Africa, the __________ stretches for more than 4,000 miles. This river flows through Egypt and into the Mediterranean Sea.
    • Desert More of Africa is covered by deserts than any others continent. In the North there is the ____________, which is the largest desert in the world. In the South, are the ____________ and the Kalahari. In the daytime, the temperatures soar to 120 degrees, only a few shrubs and cacti are found here.
    • The Vast Sahara
    • Grassland Around Africa’s desertss stretch areas of partly dry grasslands called ___________ areas. Directly south of the Sahara is a steppe area known as the _____________. This area is gradually becoming a desert due to drought and has been a major hardship for people living in the area.
    • Africans have used the environment too meet their needs.Agriculture _________________ and _________________ are the leading economic activities. Africa leads the world in the production of cacao, cassava, cloves and sweet potatoes. Africa is also a main producer of coffee, bananas, and cotton.
    • Minerals and Resources of Africa include gold, diamonds, and copper.Manufacturing Despite many resources, manufacturing only plays a small role in Africa’s economy. Many countries in Africa are working to build _________________ and improve _____________________.
    • The People Africa is divided into of Africa _______ independent countries, each with their own ethnic groups, languages, and customs. More than one billion people live on the continent of Africa, which is quickly growing in population. Almost ________ of Africans live in rural villages.
    • Different Culture in Africa
    • History of By 1914, Africa _______________ had divided nearly all of Africa amongst themselves. In the 1950s and 1960s, most of these European colonies were able to break away and become their own independent countries.
    • A Introductory Video to the Continent
    • Ticket To Leave-Quickly List three things that you havelearned today.-Write at least one question that you haveabout the topic