World Continents and OceansWorld Continents and Oceans
You will be able to:You will be able to:
•Name each of the sevenName each of the seven
continents, and the fivecontinents, and the five
•Locate each of theLocate each of the
continents and oceans on acontinents and oceans on a
North AmericaNorth America
North America is made upNorth America is made up
of four countries: Canadaof four countries: Canada
is the furthest North, Theis the furthest North, The
United States is in theUnited States is in the
middle, and Mexico is themiddle, and Mexico is the
furthest south. Greenlandfurthest south. Greenland
is an Island of Northis an Island of North
America, lying Northeast ofAmerica, lying Northeast of
There are three OceansThere are three Oceans
that touch North America,that touch North America,
The Arctic to the North,The Arctic to the North,
The Pacific to the West,The Pacific to the West,
and the Atlantic to theand the Atlantic to the
South AmericaSouth America
South America isSouth America is
made up of twelvemade up of twelve
The Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean
borders Southborders South
America to theAmerica to the
West, and theWest, and the
Atlantic to theAtlantic to the
Europe is made upEurope is made up
of forty-eightof forty-eight
The Atlantic OceanThe Atlantic Ocean
is Europe’s westernis Europe’s western
The Arctic Ocean isThe Arctic Ocean is
north of Europe.north of Europe.
Asia is made up ofAsia is made up of
countries, thecountries, the
largest of whichlargest of which
include Russia,include Russia,
China, and India.China, and India.
The Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean
lies to the east,lies to the east,
while the Indianwhile the Indian
Ocean falls on theOcean falls on the
Africa is made upAfrica is made up
of fifty-threeof fifty-three
Africa isAfrica is
surrounded by thesurrounded by the
Atlantic Ocean toAtlantic Ocean to
the west and thethe west and the
Indian Ocean toIndian Ocean to
the East.the East.
Australia as aAustralia as a
continent includes thecontinent includes the
mainland of Australiamainland of Australia
along with Tasmaniaalong with Tasmania
and many of theand many of the
Islands throughout theIslands throughout the
Pacific Ocean.Pacific Ocean.
The Indian OceanThe Indian Ocean
borders the west andborders the west and
south, while thesouth, while the
Pacific is on the east.Pacific is on the east.
Antarctica is madeAntarctica is made
of five regions andof five regions and
one island Chain.one island Chain.
The OceanThe Ocean
Antarctica hasAntarctica has
recently beenrecently been
renamed as therenamed as the
Antarctic Ocean.Antarctic Ocean.
The OceansThe Oceans
The Pacific Ocean stretchesThe Pacific Ocean stretches
64,186,000 square miles and has an64,186,000 square miles and has an
average depth of 15,215 feet.average depth of 15,215 feet.
The Atlantic Ocean stretchesThe Atlantic Ocean stretches
33,420,000 square miles and has an33,420,000 square miles and has an
average depth of 12,881 feet.average depth of 12,881 feet.
The Indian Ocean stretchesThe Indian Ocean stretches
28,350,000 square miles and has an28,350,000 square miles and has an
average depth of 13,002 feet.average depth of 13,002 feet.
The Oceans (cont’d)The Oceans (cont’d)
The Arctic Ocean stretchesThe Arctic Ocean stretches
5,106,000 square miles and has an5,106,000 square miles and has an
average depth of 3,953 feet.average depth of 3,953 feet.
The Antarctic Ocean stretchesThe Antarctic Ocean stretches
7,848,300 square miles and has an7,848,300 square miles and has an
average depth of 13,100 - 16,400average depth of 13,100 - 16,400
Name the ContinentsName the Continents
Find The ContinentFind The Continent
Identifying Oceans and ContinentIdentifying Oceans and Continent
You have learned a little about eachYou have learned a little about each
of the seven continents and fiveof the seven continents and five
At the end of this presentation, youAt the end of this presentation, you
will fill in a blank world map.will fill in a blank world map.
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