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					  Using our Atlas
7 Continents and 5 Oceans
                Continent
 Continent:     a large landmass that is
    part of the earth crust. There are
    seven large landmasses on Earth.

    Country: a political region located
    on a continent.
      The Seven Continents
  7 Continents:
 Africa
 Antarctica
 Asia
 Australia
 Europe
 North America
 South America
    Questions using our Atlas
 What three countries make up North
  America?
 What continent is only one country?

 This continent has zero countries.

 This continent is surrounded by the
  Atlantic, Pacific, and Southern Oceans.
 What is the smallest continent by size?

 China is part of what continent?

 Africa is bordered by these two oceans -
             The Five Oceans
 Atlantic Ocean
 Artic Ocean

 Indian Ocean

 Pacific Ocean

 Southern Ocean
            Ocean Questions
   This ocean is East of North America

   This ocean is South of South America

   This ocean is the Northern most ocean in
    the world.

   What is the largest ocean in the world?

   Madagascar is located in this ocean.
                   Review
   What are the three types of maps we have
    talked about?

   What is a compass rose?

   Why is a map title important?

   What does the map legend tell us about
    the map?

    What is an Atlas?

				
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