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Intro to russia finished

  1. 1. Key Arctic Circle <ul><li>What do you think that the main exported good of the area is? 2. Between what two towns does the railroad pass through a valley? 3. What type of clothes would you wear if you lived in this area? 4. Why will it be hard to get fish out of the lake near town A? 5. Why do so many people live in the Southwest area? 6. Why do you think that there is no town or railroad near the seal colony? 7. Name 2 Physical Characteristics of this area. </li></ul>=Mountains =Railroad =Lake G H I J =Seal Colony =Oil Wells =Paulie the Polar Bear B C D F N S E W A E
  2. 2. Introduction to Russia Created by Mr. Raponi
  3. 3. The Land <ul><li>Russia covers about </li></ul><ul><li>__________ million square miles. Making it the largest country in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 14 independent republics that were at one time part of Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>This is greater then the size of Canada, Mexico and the United States. </li></ul>6.6
  4. 4. <ul><li>The two main mountain ranges in Russia are the </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ and the </li></ul><ul><li>_________________, which are the boundary or Europe and Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Areas to the east of the Ural Mountain is considered to be the Asian part of Russia and is called </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________ </li></ul><ul><li>In the Caucasus Mountains you will find the tallest mountain in Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________ stands 18, 510 feet. </li></ul>Mountains Caucasus Urals Siberia Mt. Elbrus
  5. 5. ASIA EUROPE URAL MOUNTAINS
  6. 6. The Animals of Siberia
  7. 7. Important Waters <ul><li>Two of the world’s largest lakes are in Russia. </li></ul><ul><li>Caspian Sea : This area is the size of </li></ul><ul><li>___________________and is actually a lake. </li></ul><ul><li>___________________ : This is the deepest lake in the world at 5,315 feet, which is over a mile deep!!!! </li></ul>California Lake Baikal
  8. 8. A Really Deep Lake
  9. 9. Climate Regions <ul><li>Far north there are severe </li></ul><ul><li>______________ and sub arctic climates which are freezing cold for most of the year. The temperature here in January is –45 degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>Here you will find a layer of permanently frozen soil known as </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>The ___________ areas have short, hot summers and cold, long winters. </li></ul>Tundra Plains Permafrost
  10. 10. Climate Regions II <ul><li>Farther south, </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ regions have long, hot summers and cold winters. </li></ul><ul><li>In the area near the </li></ul><ul><li>________________, subtropical plants and citrus fruits grow. </li></ul>Desert Black Sea
  11. 11. Agriculture <ul><li>Major crops of Russia include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wheat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rye </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barley </li></ul></ul><ul><li>________________ is an important crop. </li></ul><ul><li>Some areas of Russia are much too cold to grow any crops. </li></ul>Cotton
  12. 12. Industry <ul><li>Russia is rich in minerals such as coal, oil, copper, silver, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>________________ on rivers supply large amounts of electrical power to factories. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes the longest river in all of Europe, </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ </li></ul><ul><li>The many factories of the country led to widespread pollution or air and water. </li></ul>Dams The Volga
  13. 13. I’ll Just Have Cheese Please! <ul><li>In Russia, Dominos says that a very popular pizza topping is served with Mockba on it. </li></ul><ul><li>Mockba is a combination of sardines, tuna fish, salmon, and onions! </li></ul><ul><li>I bet your breath smells fantastic afterwards!!!!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. People <ul><li>________ million people live in Russia alone. 75% of these people live in the </li></ul><ul><li>________________________ Plain. </li></ul><ul><li>Both climate and </li></ul><ul><li>____________________ greatly affect where people live </li></ul><ul><li>The 2 largest Russian cities are </li></ul><ul><li>1. __________________ </li></ul><ul><li>2. _________________________ </li></ul>148 Landscape Moscow (Capital) St. Petersburg Northern European
  15. 15. A Glance At The World’s Largest Country
  16. 16. Ticket To Leave <ul><li>3-2-1 : </li></ul><ul><li>3 important terms to remember. </li></ul><ul><li>2 ideas or facts you would like to know more about. </li></ul><ul><li>1 idea, process, or skill you think you have mastered. </li></ul>

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