italy lesson 4 year 8

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Where is the Industrial Triangle in Italy?
L.O: To know what the industrial triangle
is and where it is.
To know why most industries are based
in the North of Italy.
Complete the following word frame.
The population di...................... is uneven in Italy.
The most cr................. areas are towards the
no......... and co......... . The least crowded areas
are the so........., ce.......... and extreme north. The
No........ It............... Plain is de............... populated
as it is fl...... and ideal for farming. There is an
availability of fo...... and jobs. Life in the south is
di................ as it is ho..., dr... and mountainous
making fa................ awkward.
dry densely coast difficult centre north
flat farming south Italian hot crowded
North food distribution
Why are Italian cities like?
Did you Know?
Lombardy and Piedmont in
north-west Italy contain a
quarter of the population.
Around 8 million people live in
the Milan urban area. Rome was
the first city 2000 years ago to
have a population of 1 million!
What companies are found in the
industrial triangle?
Where is the Industrial Triangle?
Labels for diagram
- Genoa - Mediterranean
- hydro-electric power - 10 million
- road
- Alps - rail
- mountains - factories
- natural gas
Is there a North-South divide in
Italy?
How does the North Italian Plain
compare with the Apennines?
What are the main differences
between the North and South?
Look at the table. Select the correct
word from the pair in brackets on the
climate in the North and South of Italy.
Complete the table with major
differences for each physical feature
Physical
Differences between the North and South
feature
of Italy
Land
(relief, soil)
Vegetation
(plants)
Climate
(hot, dry)
Complete the table with major
differences for each physical feature
Physical
feature
Land
Differences between the North and South of
Italy
Flat fertile land in the North that is prone to flooding
and steep-sided slopes in the South that have
suffered erosion and deforestation.
Vegetation Little natural vegetation in the North, although
Lombardy poplars are being grown as wind breaks
with drought-resistant scrub vegetation in the South.
Very warm in summer and cold in winter in the North
Climate
with frost common and hot in summer and warm in
winter in the South with regular heatwaves.
What companies are found in the
industrial triangle?
Where is the Industrial Triangle?
Labels for diagram
- Genoa - Mediterranean
- hydro-electric power - 10 million
- road
- Alps - rail
- mountains - factories
- natural gas
Is there a North-South divide in
Italy?
How does the North Italian Plain
compare with the Apennines?
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