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Africa slideshow regional features

  1. 1. Africa: Regional Features <br />
  2. 2. Essential Question<br />How does Africa’s geography, climate, and natural resources affect the way people live and work? <br />Friday’s Warm Up: What is the area known as between the Sahara desert and Sub Saharan Africa?<br />
  3. 3. Standard <br />SS7G1 The student will locate selected features of Africa. <br />b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan. <br />
  4. 4. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)<br />
  5. 5. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)<br />The third Largest Country in Africa. <br />The name “Congo” Refers to the River Congo. <br />Was formally named <br /> Zaire. <br />
  6. 6. Congo River<br />
  7. 7. Egypt <br />
  8. 8. Egypt <br />Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. <br />The Nile River Runs Directly through Egypt. <br />Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the world’s most famous monuments like the Great Sphinx.<br />
  9. 9. Kenya <br />
  10. 10. Kenya <br />Kenya Video<br />
  11. 11. Kenya<br />Grassy plains<br />Lush rainforest<br />Beautiful beaches<br />Some of the children go to school<br />Some live in the country<br />Some live in the city<br />Traditional tribes<br />Tourist travel there by bus, jeep and hot air balloons<br />There are many animals in Kenya<br />
  12. 12. Nigeria<br />
  13. 13. Nigeria<br />Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the eighth most populous country in the world. <br />Why do you think Nigeria is so populous? <br />
  14. 14. South Africa<br />
  15. 15. South Africa<br />South Africa is known for its diversity in cultures, languages, and religious beliefs, and eleven official languages are recognized in its constitution. <br />Two countries are located within South Africa: Lesotho and Swaziland<br />
  16. 16. Enclave: territory enclosed within another state or country<br />
  17. 17. Sudan<br />
  18. 18. Sudan<br />Video<br />What does this video make you think of?<br />
  19. 19. Sudan<br />Largest Country in Africa.<br />War of Darfur<br />Children went to war<br />Moved to other countries.<br />Moved to refugee camps.<br />Sahara Desert <br />Sahel <br />Women and children are forced to move to be safe.<br />Many people are killed.<br />The Nile River flows through Sudan.<br />
  20. 20. Refugee camp in Chad of Sudanese people<br />

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