THE BASICS OF EUROPE AND RUSSIA<br />
EUROPE OR ASIA?<br />Ural Mountains and Caucasus Mountains<br />
Regions of Europe<br />
NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT<br />
Strait of Gibraltar<br />Chokepoint<br />a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel, <br />	or blockage of trade<...
THE USSR<br />
Regions of Russia<br />
SIBERIA<br />
TRAN-SIBERIAN RAILROAD<br />
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11<br />What do you think one of the main industries in this town is? <br />How can you tell?<br />
12<br />Describe the landscape and environment where the Thoroddsen family lives. <br /><ul><li>What do you think it’s lik...
During what time of year do you think the picture was taken?</li></li></ul><li>14<br />In what ways might the structure of...
15<br />What are some of this family’s most valued possessions? <br />
16<br />What do you think the members of this family might do for recreation?<br />
17<br />This photograph shows the family in 2004.<br />
Stand Up and Discuss<br />How has the physical geography of Europe and Russia impacted its population density,  economy, a...
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THE BASICS OF EUROPE AND RUSSIA

  1. 1. THE BASICS OF EUROPE AND RUSSIA<br />
  2. 2. EUROPE OR ASIA?<br />Ural Mountains and Caucasus Mountains<br />
  3. 3. Regions of Europe<br />
  4. 4. NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT<br />
  5. 5. Strait of Gibraltar<br />Chokepoint<br />a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel, <br /> or blockage of trade<br />Strait of Gibraltar, Strait of Hormuz<br /> and the Suez Canal are all<br /> chokepoints<br />
  6. 6. THE USSR<br />
  7. 7. Regions of Russia<br />
  8. 8. SIBERIA<br />
  9. 9. TRAN-SIBERIAN RAILROAD<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />
  11. 11. 11<br />What do you think one of the main industries in this town is? <br />How can you tell?<br />
  12. 12. 12<br />Describe the landscape and environment where the Thoroddsen family lives. <br /><ul><li>What do you think it’s like here during the winter and summer?</li></li></ul><li>13<br />This picture was taken in the mid-afternoon.<br /><ul><li>What does this tell you about Iceland’s latitude?
  13. 13. During what time of year do you think the picture was taken?</li></li></ul><li>14<br />In what ways might the structure of the house make it easier for the family to live comfortably in Iceland’s cold climate?<br />
  14. 14. 15<br />What are some of this family’s most valued possessions? <br />
  15. 15. 16<br />What do you think the members of this family might do for recreation?<br />
  16. 16. 17<br />This photograph shows the family in 2004.<br />
  17. 17. Stand Up and Discuss<br />How has the physical geography of Europe and Russia impacted its population density, economy, and development?<br />

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