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Pacific Region● 25,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean!● The region is divided into three areas:– Melanesia “black islands”– ...
Melanesia● Location: north andeast of Australia.● Islands with the mostpeople.● Most of Melanesiasislands arehigh islands.
High IslandsAn island created by a volcano.
Micronesia● Location: most of theislands of Micronesia lienorth of Equator.● Made up of low islands.● Many of the islands ...
Low Island-- AtollAtolls in the South Pacific Vi
Polynesia● Largest island region inthe Pacific.● Includes Hawaii.● Consists of mostly of highislands.● Most islands are co...
Pacific Island FoldableFront-– Picture that represents that region.– Name of region down the right-hand side.Inside left-h...
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22 2 pacific islands

  1. 1. Pacific Region● 25,000 islands in the Pacific Ocean!● The region is divided into three areas:– Melanesia “black islands”– Micronesia “small islands”– Polynesia “many islands”Any island that falls inside that particular area belongs to thatgroup.
  2. 2. Melanesia● Location: north andeast of Australia.● Islands with the mostpeople.● Most of Melanesiasislands arehigh islands.
  3. 3. High IslandsAn island created by a volcano.
  4. 4. Micronesia● Location: most of theislands of Micronesia lienorth of Equator.● Made up of low islands.● Many of the islands areless than 1 sq. mile.
  5. 5. Low Island-- AtollAtolls in the South Pacific Vi
  6. 6. Polynesia● Largest island region inthe Pacific.● Includes Hawaii.● Consists of mostly of highislands.● Most islands are coveredin dense rainforests.
  7. 7. Pacific Island FoldableFront-– Picture that represents that region.– Name of region down the right-hand side.Inside left-hand side-– List islands, groups of islands found in that region.Inside right-hand side-– Four facts about that region of islands. (complete sent.)Backside-– What does your picture represent. (complete sent.)

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