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7 Continents: Australia & Oceania

7 Continents: Australia & Oceania

by JoEllen Moore
Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Current Retail Price: $21.99

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Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of Australia and Oceania!

The 7 Continents: Australia and Oceania helps students learn about Australia and Oceania through engaging reading and writing activities.

Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:


Section 1: Australia and Oceania in the World
Introduces students to the location of Australia and Oceania in the world.

  • Australia and Oceania's Relative Location
  • Australia and Oceania's Hemispheres
  • Australia and Oceania's Absolute Location
  • Using a Projection Map

Section 2: Political Divisions of Australia and Oceania
Introduces students to the four regions and 14 countries of Australia and Oceania.

  • Population of Australia and Oceania
  • Countries of Australia and Oceania
  • Largest Countries by Area
  • Smallest Countries by Area
  • Largest Countries by Population
  • Dependent Territories
  • Australia
  • Melanesia
  • Micronesia
  • Polynesia
  • Capital Cities

Section 3: Physical Features of Australia and Oceania
Students learn about the landforms and bodies of water of Australia and Oceania.

  • Landscape of Australia and Oceania
  • Deserts of Australia
  • Ayers Rock
  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • Islands of Oceania
  • Mountain Ranges
  • Rainforests
  • Bodies of Water
  • New Zealand's Fjords
  • Australia's Lakes
  • Australia's Rivers

Section 4: Valuable Resources of Australia and Oceania
Students learn about the various natural resources of Australia and Oceania.

  • Coal in Australia
  • Hydroelectricity in New Zealand
  • Mining Metals and Minerals
  • Agriculture in Australia
  • Sheep Farming
  • Fishing in Oceania
  • Oceania Tourism
  • Unique Wildlife

Section 5: Australia and Oceanian Culture
Introduces students to the beliefs and traditions of the people of Australia and Oceania.

  • Tourist Attractions
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Major Religions
  • Native Cultures
  • Cuisine
  • Celebrations


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