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Climatic zones

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The Earth is divided into three climatic zones namely; Tropical, Temperate and Polar zone

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Climatic zones

  1. 1. Climatic Zones
  2. 2. Did you know that the Earth is divided into Three (3) climatic Zones ?
  3. 3. Did you know that
  4. 4. Some countries found in the Tropical Zone  Guyana  Suriname  Venezuela  Brazil  Aruba  Barbados  Dominica  Cuba  Mexico  Panama  Somalia  Mali  Malaysia  Laos  India  Congo  Haiti  Trinida & Tobago
  5. 5. Climate of the Tropical Zone  Rainfall  Sunshine
  6. 6. The Tropical Zone consists of many deserts
  7. 7. Nomads are people who spend the whole of their lives moving from one place to another.
  8. 8. They live in tents or huts
  9. 9. They usually wear loose, thick clothing. This protects them from the sun in the day and keep them warm in the night.
  10. 10. The Temperate Zone lies between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn
  11. 11. Seasons of the Temperate Zone Can you identify them? Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring
  12. 12. Some countries in the Temperate Zone are:  United States  Canada  Japan  Uruguay  All of Europe  New Zealand  Did you know that majority of the world’s population lives in this zone?
  13. 13. For about 6 months in the year the sun cannot be seen in countries near the poles, but for the next 6 months there is daylight. These lands, called Frigid and Polar or Artic and Antarctic Zones or Regions are very cold lands.
  14. 14. Countries in the Polar Zone includes  Canada  Greenland  Norway  Finland  Russia  Iceland  Alaska
  15. 15. People who live in the Artic lands are called Eskimos.
  16. 16. Their homes are called igloo. It is built of blocks of frozen snow.
  17. 17. Their clothes  Long ago they used the skins of animals like the reindeer for clothing.
  18. 18. Their food
  19. 19. The Eskimos depend on hunting for most of their foods. They gather enough food to last them throughout winter. Besides collecting berries, they hunt seals, walrus, fish, whale and blubber. At present they also use tinned foods.
  20. 20. Let us see how much you remembered from the lesson.

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