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Nigeria Created by Mr. Raponi
 
Nigeria <ul><li>Nigeria covers 351,650 miles and is more than twice the size of  </li></ul><ul><li>________________. </li>...
The Land <ul><li>Nigeria’s __________ is dotted with many rivers and creeks and covered  </li></ul><ul><li>in ____________...
Mangrove Swamp
The Climate <ul><li>Nigeria has several climate regions. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the country is  </li></ul><ul><li>_____...
 
 
The Economy <ul><li>Nigeria has a developing economy based on both </li></ul><ul><li>______________ and  </li></ul><ul><li...
Oil In Nigeria
Question???? <ul><li>We know that Nigeria earns a lot of money through oil production. However, it has a lot of negative e...
Agriculture <ul><li>Nigeria’s major crops include peanuts, cotton, rubber, and cacao. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite the countr...
The People <ul><li>Almost ______ million people live in Nigeria- the most of any African country. </li></ul><ul><li>Nigeri...
World Population Map
History <ul><li>Europeans looking for gold and slaves arrived in Africa in  </li></ul><ul><li>the ______________. </li></u...
History and Lifestyle <ul><li>The many ethnic groups resisted the British rule of the area and on October 1, 1960, the col...
Nigeria’s Cities <ul><li>Nigeria has several large cities. </li></ul><ul><li>_____________, located on the coast of the co...
Animals of West Africa
STUDY YOUR WESTERN AFRICAN MAP TONIGHT FOR 10 MINUTES!!!
Ticket To Leave A Note to a Friend   Please  write a note to a friend that explains something that you have learned about ...
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  2. 2. Nigeria Created by Mr. Raponi
  3. 4. Nigeria <ul><li>Nigeria covers 351,650 miles and is more than twice the size of </li></ul><ul><li>________________. </li></ul><ul><li>The country gets its name from the </li></ul><ul><li>________________ which flows through western and central Nigeria. </li></ul>California Niger River
  4. 5. The Land <ul><li>Nigeria’s __________ is dotted with many rivers and creeks and covered </li></ul><ul><li>in ________________ swamps. This is a tropical tree with roots both above and below the water. </li></ul><ul><li>In the north, a tropical rainforest takes over. </li></ul><ul><li>In more central Nigeria, </li></ul><ul><li>_________________ or tropical grasslands are present </li></ul>Coast Mangrove Savannas
  5. 6. Mangrove Swamp
  6. 7. The Climate <ul><li>Nigeria has several climate regions. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the country is </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ with high average temperatures. </li></ul><ul><li>Rainforests in the south receive plenty of rainfall throughout the year. </li></ul><ul><li>However, ____________ regions in the north have very dry seasons. </li></ul>Tropical Savanna
  7. 10. The Economy <ul><li>Nigeria has a developing economy based on both </li></ul><ul><li>______________ and </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul><ul><li>Nigeria is one of the world’s leading oil-producing countries and is one of the few industrialized African countries. </li></ul><ul><li>In recent years, ______ has become the leading source of income for the Nigerians. </li></ul>Mining Farming Oil
  8. 11. Oil In Nigeria
  9. 12. Question???? <ul><li>We know that Nigeria earns a lot of money through oil production. However, it has a lot of negative effects as well. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Tell me some of the negative effects that it has. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Compare and contrast whether you think that they should continue drilling. What are the good points, what are the bad points, and do the good outweigh the bad? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Agriculture <ul><li>Nigeria’s major crops include peanuts, cotton, rubber, and cacao. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite the country’s mineral riches, most Nigerians are </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul><ul><li>A little more than ½ of Nigeria’s land is good for farming. </li></ul>Farmers
  11. 14. The People <ul><li>Almost ______ million people live in Nigeria- the most of any African country. </li></ul><ul><li>Nigeria’s people belong to more than 250 </li></ul><ul><li>___________________, or a group of people that shares a common language, culture, and history. </li></ul><ul><li>Nigerians speak many different African languages. </li></ul>160 Ethnic Groups
  12. 15. World Population Map
  13. 16. History <ul><li>Europeans looking for gold and slaves arrived in Africa in </li></ul><ul><li>the ______________. </li></ul><ul><li>They set up trading forts in Nigeria as early as 1498. </li></ul><ul><li>By the early 1900s, </li></ul><ul><li>the _______________ controlled the area of Nigeria. </li></ul>1400s British
  14. 17. History and Lifestyle <ul><li>The many ethnic groups resisted the British rule of the area and on October 1, 1960, the colony of Nigeria finally became an independent nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, _________ of Nigeria’s population lives in rural villages. </li></ul>85%
  15. 18. Nigeria’s Cities <ul><li>Nigeria has several large cities. </li></ul><ul><li>_____________, located on the coast of the country is the largest city and the commercial center. </li></ul><ul><li>______________, is the capital city of Nigeria. </li></ul>Lagos Abuja
  16. 19. Animals of West Africa
  17. 20. STUDY YOUR WESTERN AFRICAN MAP TONIGHT FOR 10 MINUTES!!!
  18. 21. Ticket To Leave A Note to a Friend Please write a note to a friend that explains something that you have learned about today. Then exchange your note with someone in the class.

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