Place_Location__Africa

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Place Location- Africa
The following tutorial is designed to help you
with locations of physical features and
countries in Southwest Asia based on 7th
grade social studies Georgia Performance
Standards
GPS Standards Addressed
SS7G1 The student will locate selected features of
Africa.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map:
the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, tropical rain forest, Congo
River, Niger River, Nile River, Lake Tanganyika, Lake
Victoria, Atlas Mountains, and Kalahari Desert.
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.
REMEMBER
Click on pictures, maps,
highlighted links etc.
You may learn something!
Africa
Place Location
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Sahara Desert
Click map to see points of interest in the Sahara
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Click Picture to see how people live in the Sahara
The Sahara Desert, covering most of North Africa, is the
largest desert in the world. From north to south the
Sahara is between 800 and 1,200 miles and is at least
3,000 miles from east to west.
Sahel
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Explore the Sahel
Located at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, the
Sahel is an arid region made up of grassland and
savanna.
Savanna
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CLICK PIC
What is a savanna?
A large part of Africa is made up of savannas. Savannas
are areas in tropical or subtropical regions covered with
grasses and scattered trees. Africa has savannas in the
Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Tropical Rain Forest
What is a rain forest?
Check this out!
To the south of the Sahel, much of western
Africa near the Equator is covered by rain
forests.
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Atlas Mountains
The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range in
northwest Africa in the countries of Morocco,
Tunisia, and Algeria.
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Kalahari Desert
Click in the Desert
The Kalahari Desert is located in southwest
Africa in the countries of Botswana, South
Africa, and Namibia.
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Lake Victoria
Click the Pic
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Where does Lake Victoria
rank in size in comparison
to the world’s lakes? Click
and find out.
Located in eastern Africa, Lake Victoria is the largest
lake on the continent and the source of the Nile River.
Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya all border this lake.
Lake Tanganyika
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Click the Lake
Lake Tanganyika is the longest freshwater lake in the
world. It is located between the Democratic Republic of
Congo and Tanzania in eastern Africa. Burundi and
Zambia also border this lake.
Nile River
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Click the yellow box
Take a Tour
The Nile River, at almost 4,000 miles, is the longest river
in the world. It flows north from Lake Victoria through
Uganda, Sudan, and Egypt into the Mediterranean Sea.
Congo River
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Click It
The Congo River is the second longest river in Africa. Its
source is in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic
of Congo, and it forms part of the border between the
Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo. It flows into
the Atlantic Ocean.
Niger River
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Click the map
The Niger River from space
The Niger River flows through the western part of Africa.
Its source is in Guinea, and it flows through Mali, Niger,
and Nigeria before emptying into the Gulf of Guinea,
which is part of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Our
standards
give us 6
countries we
need to be
able to
locate.
Click the to
see the
countries
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Democratic
Republic of the
Congo
Egypt
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Kenya
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Nigeria
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South Africa
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Sudan
Egypt
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Sudan
Nigeria
Democratic
Republic of the
Congo
South Africa
Kenya
Egypt
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Sudan
Nigeria
Democratic
Republic of the
Congo
South Africa
Kenya
Self
Check
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Egypt
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
South
Africa
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Nigeria
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic
Republic of
the Congo
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Kenya
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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END
POWER
POINT
Sudan
Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Kenya
Sudan
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
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