What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Satellite image of Africa: </li></ul>Sahara Desert
What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Starter: </li></ul><ul><li>Which  5  are countries in or around the Sahara desert? </li><...
What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>ANSWERS </li></ul><ul><li>5 countries in or around the Sahara Desert: </li></ul>Botswana ...
Learning Objectives <ul><li>All can describe  the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries </li><...
What is the Sahara like? Michael Palin is an actor and travel writer. In 2001 he travelled around the Sahara desert in Afr...
What is the Sahara like ? Freezing These are all terms Geographers use to describe desert characteristics. Use these words...
What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Use A4 plain white paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch the outline of the Sahara desert nice ...
Learning Objectives <ul><li>All can describe  the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries </li><...
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  1. 1. What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Satellite image of Africa: </li></ul>Sahara Desert
  2. 2. What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Starter: </li></ul><ul><li>Which 5 are countries in or around the Sahara desert? </li></ul>Botswana Morocco Argentina Chile Peru Libya South Africa France Democratic Rep. Congo Croatia Chad Sudan Algeria Tasmania
  3. 3. What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>ANSWERS </li></ul><ul><li>5 countries in or around the Sahara Desert: </li></ul>Botswana Morocco Argentina Chile Peru Libya South Africa France Democratic Rep. Congo Croatia Chad Sudan Algeria Tasmania
  4. 4. Learning Objectives <ul><li>All can describe the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries </li></ul><ul><li>Most can construct their own well labelled sketch map of the Sahara and it’s human and physical geography </li></ul><ul><li>Some can analyse the physical and human features of the Saharan region and add them to their map </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the Sahara like? Michael Palin is an actor and travel writer. In 2001 he travelled around the Sahara desert in Africa. Read about his route on p21.
  6. 6. What is the Sahara like ? Freezing These are all terms Geographers use to describe desert characteristics. Use these words to help you write a sentence or two to describe the Sahara. Hot Sandy Stony Salty Sub-Tropical Cold Arid What is the definition of a desert- what do they all have in common? Coastal Less than 250mm of rainfall a year. A moisture deficit (lose more that it receives.)
  7. 7. What is the Sahara like? <ul><li>Use A4 plain white paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch the outline of the Sahara desert nice and big. </li></ul><ul><li>Add the following; </li></ul><ul><li>Human features e.g. country names and borders </li></ul><ul><li>Physical features e.g. coastlines, mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Annotate your map with facts and information about the region </li></ul><ul><li>Use pages 18,19,20,21 and beyond if you like to find sources of information </li></ul>
  8. 8. Learning Objectives <ul><li>All can describe the size and location of the Sahara Desert and name Saharan countries </li></ul><ul><li>Most can construct their own well labelled sketch map of the Sahara and it’s human and physical geography </li></ul><ul><li>Some can analyse the physical and human features of the Saharan region and add them to their map </li></ul>

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