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.
Melanesia● Location: north andeast of Australia.● Islands with the mostpeople.● Most of Melanesiasislands arehigh islands.
Micronesia● Location: most of theislands of Micronesia lienorth of Equator.● Made up of low islands.● Many of the islands areless than 1 sq. mile.
Low Island-- AtollAtolls in the South Pacific Vi
Polynesia● Largest island region inthe Pacific.● Includes Hawaii.● Consists of mostly of highislands.● Most islands are coveredin dense rainforests.
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.)