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Geography and Asia<br />
Study of the Earth as well as the different activities of man<br />Geography<br />
GEOGRAPHY<br />Earth<br />to write<br />GEO<br />GRAPHIA<br />GRAPHEIN<br />Writing of the physical description of the Ear...
GEOGRAPHY<br />Greeks<br />Herodotus<br />
Not an objective science; it is not 100% scientifically accurate<br />Division of territories <br /> depend on the person...
Geography<br />Physical aspects  not the only things to be considered<br />Cultural, historical and even political aspect...
Physical<br />Affects the everyday lives of Asians<br />Historical events and cultural changes are shaped by the environme...
GODNITULE<br />LONGITUDE<br />MIPER EADNRIMI<br />PRIME MERIDIAN<br />RPOTCI OF ARRCCPONI<br />TROPIC OF CAPRICORN<br />
DAITETUL<br />LATITUDE<br />IRTCOP FO RAENCC<br />TROPIC OF CANCER<br />QTUOERA<br />EQUATOR<br />
Longitude<br />Refer to the angular distance east or west of the Prime Meridian<br />Latitude<br />Refer to the angular di...
Some definitions:<br />Equator<br />Divides the globe into two hemispheres:<br />Northern hemisphere<br />Southern hemisph...
Asia<br />Land cover: from Arctic down to equator<br />Exact location:<br />More or less 10º south to 95º north latitude<b...
2 major mountain belts that meet in Afghanistan and Pakistan.<br />Plains: ¼ total land area of Asia<br />Bodies of water:...
Boundary of Asia<br />Ural Mountains  Kara Sea  Bering Strait  Pacific Ocean  Timor Sea  Indian Ocean  Arabian Sea ...
The Regions of Asia<br />Can be classified as geographical and cultural zones<br />Divided into five regions:<br />North<b...
Previously known as Soviet Central Asia<br />	Kazakhstan		Krygzstan<br />	Tajikistan		Azerbaijan<br />	Georgia		Armenia<br...
Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto  came from this region. Buddhism from India was also widely accepted<br />		Japan	North K...
Where borders of three significant continents meet<br />Primary source of oil<br />Where major religions in the world orig...
Often called the “land of mysticism”<br />India			Nepal<br />Afghanistan		Bhutan<br />Pakistan		Bangladesh<br />Sri Lanka	...
Farther India and Little China?<br />Two traditions: agricultural and maritime<br />Mainland Southeast Asia:<br />Myanmar	...
Assignment no. 1<br />Draw an image of the following geographical zones in a 1/2 white cartolina(BE CREATIVE):<br />Group ...
Physical Characteristics of Asia<br />
Lesson 2 (geography and asia)
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Lesson 2 (geography and asia)

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  2. 2. Geography and Asia<br />
  3. 3. Study of the Earth as well as the different activities of man<br />Geography<br />
  4. 4. GEOGRAPHY<br />Earth<br />to write<br />GEO<br />GRAPHIA<br />GRAPHEIN<br />Writing of the physical description of the Earth<br />
  5. 5. GEOGRAPHY<br />Greeks<br />Herodotus<br />
  6. 6. Not an objective science; it is not 100% scientifically accurate<br />Division of territories <br /> depend on the personal opinion of the geographer or anyone with the power to assign geographical divisions<br />GEOGRAPHY<br />
  7. 7. Geography<br />Physical aspects  not the only things to be considered<br />Cultural, historical and even political aspects<br />
  8. 8. Physical<br />Affects the everyday lives of Asians<br />Historical events and cultural changes are shaped by the environment and natural surroundings of humans<br />Geography<br />Weather, Climate, etc.<br />
  9. 9. GODNITULE<br />LONGITUDE<br />MIPER EADNRIMI<br />PRIME MERIDIAN<br />RPOTCI OF ARRCCPONI<br />TROPIC OF CAPRICORN<br />
  10. 10. DAITETUL<br />LATITUDE<br />IRTCOP FO RAENCC<br />TROPIC OF CANCER<br />QTUOERA<br />EQUATOR<br />
  11. 11. Longitude<br />Refer to the angular distance east or west of the Prime Meridian<br />Latitude<br />Refer to the angular distance north or south of the equator<br />Some definitions:<br />
  12. 12. Some definitions:<br />Equator<br />Divides the globe into two hemispheres:<br />Northern hemisphere<br />Southern hemisphere<br />Is set as the zero latitude<br />Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn<br />23.5º<br />Prime meridian<br />Passes through Greenwich, England is set as zero degree longitude<br />
  13. 13. Asia<br />Land cover: from Arctic down to equator<br />Exact location:<br />More or less 10º south to 95º north latitude<br />11º to 175º east longitude<br />Vast expanse = 164º longitude and 85º latitude<br />Largest continent in the world<br />1/3 of the total land surface of the globe<br />Home to almost 2/3s of the entire world population<br />
  14. 14. 2 major mountain belts that meet in Afghanistan and Pakistan.<br />Plains: ¼ total land area of Asia<br />Bodies of water:<br />Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Caspian Sea, Black Sea, etc.<br />Asian boundaries are marked by major water forms<br />Asia<br />
  15. 15. Boundary of Asia<br />Ural Mountains  Kara Sea  Bering Strait  Pacific Ocean  Timor Sea  Indian Ocean  Arabian Sea  Red Sea  Mediteranean Sea  Asia Minor near Aegean Sea  Caucasus Mountains  Caspian Sea  Ural river  Ural mountains<br />Asia<br />
  16. 16. The Regions of Asia<br />Can be classified as geographical and cultural zones<br />Divided into five regions:<br />North<br />East<br />West<br />South<br />Southeast<br />
  17. 17. Previously known as Soviet Central Asia<br /> Kazakhstan Krygzstan<br /> Tajikistan Azerbaijan<br /> Georgia Armenia<br />Uzbekistan Russia<br />North Asia<br />
  18. 18. Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto came from this region. Buddhism from India was also widely accepted<br /> Japan North Korea<br /> China South Korea<br /> Taiwan Mongolia<br />East Asia<br />
  19. 19. Where borders of three significant continents meet<br />Primary source of oil<br />Where major religions in the world originated<br />Saudi Arabia Lebanon Qatar<br />Jordan Syria Bahrain<br />Iraq Kuwait Oman<br />Iran Cyprus Yemen<br />Israel Turkey United Arab Emirates <br />West Asia<br />
  20. 20. Often called the “land of mysticism”<br />India Nepal<br />Afghanistan Bhutan<br />Pakistan Bangladesh<br />Sri Lanka Maldives<br />South Asia<br />
  21. 21. Farther India and Little China?<br />Two traditions: agricultural and maritime<br />Mainland Southeast Asia:<br />Myanmar Thailand Cambodia<br />Malaysia Vietnam Laos<br />Insular Southeast Asia:<br />Philippines Indonesia East Timor<br />Malaysia Brunei Singapore <br />Southeast Asia<br />
  22. 22. Assignment no. 1<br />Draw an image of the following geographical zones in a 1/2 white cartolina(BE CREATIVE):<br />Group 1 – Polar (Tundra)<br />Group 2 – Grassland<br />Group 3 – Desert<br />Group 4 – Mountain range<br />Group 5 – Boreal (Taiga)<br />Group 6 – Tropical<br />Write in a ½ sheet of paper a brief description of the zones’ characteristics and indicate where these zones are located.<br />Write the names of the group members in the ½ sheet of paper as well. Specify the contribution of the group member beside their names. <br />E.G. Member1 – Drawing<br />Member 2 – Drawing<br /> Member 3 – Wrote the description<br /> Member 4 – Research<br />Your works will be presented in the class next week (7/5 or 7/6)<br />
  23. 23. Physical Characteristics of Asia<br />

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