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Earth's relief


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Earth's relief

  1. 1. Social Science Presentation by Cynthia Lai 1A/1BC
  2. 2. Star <ul><li>A star has light. An example of a star is the Sun. The sun is 6000 degress Celcius. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Planet <ul><li>Planets have not got light. They orbit a star. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Satellite <ul><li>Satellites have not got light. They orbit a planet. For example, the moon is a satellite. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Spherical/Globe <ul><li>The Earth is spherical. The Earth is represented by a globe. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Rotates/Axis/Turning <ul><li>The Earth rotates on its axis. The Earth turns around the Sun. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Parallels and Meridians <ul><li>Parallels and Meridians help us located points on Earth´s surface. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cardinal <ul><li>The 4 cardinal directions are North, South, East, West. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Seasons/Steep <ul><li>The seasons are spring, summer, fall, winter. The steep and gentle angles of the Sun´s rays create different climates. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Orbit/Leap <ul><li>The Earth orbits the Sun. It takes 365 days and 6 hours to complete. Every four years is a leap year. We have an extra day. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Core/Mantle/Crust <ul><li>The Earth has different parts. The core, the mantle, and the crust. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hydrosphere/Atmosphere/ Biosphere <ul><li>The hydrosphere is the mass of water on Earth. The atmosphere is the gass on Earth. The biosphere where the living things live. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Continent/Island <ul><li>Continents are large land masses. Islands are smaller pieces of land. They are both surrounded by water. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Plains/Plateaus <ul><li>Plains are flat areas. Plateaus are flat areas too, but they are higher than 200 metres above sea level. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Mountains/Depressions <ul><li>Mountains are higher than 600 metres. An example of a mountain is Mount Everest. Depressions are the opposite of mountains. They are depressed areas. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Beach <ul><li>The beach is an area of shoreline. It is made of sand and stones. Salobreña has a beach. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cape/Gulf <ul><li>A cape is land that extends into the sea. A gulf is water that extends into land. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Peninsula <ul><li>A peninsula is surrounded by water on 3 sides. Spain and Portugal form the Iberian Peninsula. </li></ul>
  19. 19. High/Altitude/Peak <ul><li>Mountains are very high. The altitude of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro is 5896 metres. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Range <ul><li>The Rocky Mountains in America is a mountain range. It is also called the Sierra Nevada, because the Americans were trying to copy Spain. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Relief <ul><li>Relief is the different forms on Earth, for example, mountains, plains, plateaus, and depressions. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Volcano <ul><li>Volcanos are dangerous, and have got hot lava. </li></ul>
  23. 23. The End!