geography landmarks and tourist attractions

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Geography with
Teacher Chewy
Week 2: Landmarks and
tourist attractions
What is a landmark? an object or feature of a
landscape or town/city that is easily seen and recognized from a
distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their
location.
What is a tourist attraction? a place of interest
where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or
cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering
leisure, adventure and amusement.
Name some famous
landmarks/tourist
attractions in the world
Golden Gate Bridge in
San Francisco, California
Statue of Liberty in
New York City (Ellis
Island)
Space Needle in
Seattle, Washington
Niagara Falls, between
Canada and USA
(Ontario and New York
State)
The Hollywood Sign in
Los Angeles,
California
Mount Rushmore in
Blackhills in Keystone,
South Dakota
CN Tower in Toronto,
Canada
Seven Wonders of the World: the
seven most spectacular manmade structures of the world.
The list changes often and the
list is not always the same.
The Great Pyramid at
Giza Cairo, Egypt
"Christ the
Redeemer" statue in
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Great Wall of
China in Beijing, China
The Colosseum,
Rome, Italy
Machu Picchu in Peru
Kukulcan Pyramid in
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Taj Mahal,
India
Burj Khalifa
building in Dubai,
United Arab
Emirates
The Forbidden
City, Beijing
Mount Fuji,
Honshu Island,
Japan
Uluru, Northern
Territory, Australia
Stonehenge,
Wiltshire, England
Eiffel Tower, Paris,
France
Milan Cathedral,
Milan, Italy
Petronas Twin
Towers, Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Wat Pho, Bangkok,
Thailand
Bucket List
I want to cross off (landmark and
place) from my bucket list before
I turn (age).
Bucket List
I want to cross off (the Coliseum,
in Rome) from my bucket list
before I turn 30
Bucket list: things you want
to do or experiences you
want to have in your life
time.
What is at the top of your
bucket list?
Homework: Go visit a
landmark or tourist
attraction! The world is
a big place! Go travel!
Name 3 landmarks you
have been to or want to
go visit.
Tongue twister
How much wood would
a wood chuck chuck if a
woodchuck would
chuck wood.
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