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World continents and oceans

  1. 1. World Continents and OceansWorld Continents and Oceans
  2. 2. ObjectivesObjectives  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 oceansoceans •Locate each of theLocate each of the continents and oceans on acontinents and oceans on a mapmap
  3. 3. 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 Canada.Canada.  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 East.East.
  4. 4. South AmericaSouth America  South America isSouth America is made up of twelvemade up of twelve countries.countries.  The Pacific OceanThe Pacific Ocean borders Southborders South America to theAmerica to the West, and theWest, and the Atlantic to theAtlantic to the East.East.
  5. 5. EuropeEurope  Europe is made upEurope is made up of forty-eightof forty-eight countries.countries.  The Atlantic OceanThe Atlantic Ocean is Europe’s westernis Europe’s western border.border.  The Arctic Ocean isThe Arctic Ocean is north of Europe.north of Europe.
  6. 6. AsiaAsia  Asia is made up ofAsia is made up of numerousnumerous 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 southwest.southwest.
  7. 7. AfricaAfrica  Africa is made upAfrica is made up of fifty-threeof fifty-three countries.countries.  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.
  8. 8. AustraliaAustralia  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.
  9. 9. AntarcticaAntarctica  Antarctica is madeAntarctica is made of five regions andof five regions and one island island Chain.  The OceanThe Ocean surroundingsurrounding Antarctica hasAntarctica has recently beenrecently been renamed as therenamed as the Antarctic Ocean.Antarctic Ocean.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 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 feet.feet.
  12. 12. ActivitiesActivities  Name the ContinentsName the Continents  Find The ContinentFind The Continent  Identifying Oceans and ContinentIdentifying Oceans and Continent
  13. 13. SummarySummary  You have learned a little about eachYou have learned a little about each of the seven continents and fiveof the seven continents and five oceans.oceans.  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.
  14. 14. AcknowledgementsAcknowledgements Activities were found at the following Websites: