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Unit Overview: Seven Continents

Lessons:

10 lessons

What is a continent?

In this lesson we are going to be learning about the seven continents. We are going to learn what a Geographer is and how important they are. We will be looking at the seven continents, comparing their size and location on our planet. We will then be learning all about what the equator is. Let's get started!

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What is Europe like?

In this lesson we are going to be virtually flying all across Europe, learning more about this wonderful continent. We will be learning all about how many people live in Europe, what food you can eat if you visit and what places you would see. Let's get started!

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What is Australia like?

In this lesson, we are going to be virtually flying to Australia; the continent is also known as Oceania and Australasia. Today, we are learning more about this small continent. First, we will be filling our brains with facts about the population, how many countries are in Australia and the currency they use. Then we will be looking at the interesting animals and landmarks you could see if you visited Australia.

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  • 24m Video
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What is Africa like?

In this lesson, we are going to be virtually flying to Africa! Today, we are learning more about this huge continent. First, we will be filling our brains with facts about the population and how many countries are in Africa. I am so excited that we will be looking at different foods which are grown in Africa and transported all over the world. Then we will be looking at the interesting animals and landmarks you could see if you visited Africa. Get your passport ready, let's virtually fly to Africa!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
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What is Asia like?

In this lesson we are going to be virtually flying to Asia, which is the largest continent. First we will be filling our brains with facts about the population and how many countries are in Asia. Then we will be looking deeper into what the landscape is like, it ranges from rainforests to mountains to plains! There are lots of different animals you could see if you visited parts of Asia, and lots of interesting fruit is also grown in the continent. It's going to be a busy lesson, so make sure you have your brain ready!

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  • 24m Video
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What is North America like?

In this lesson we are going to be virtually flying to North America, which is the third largest continent. First we will be filling our brains with facts about the population and how many countries are in North America. We will be looking at the second largest island which is in North America, called Greenland. There are lots of different languages and animals in the continent, we will be learning all about them. Finally, we will be studying some different places in North America that you might not have heard of before! We will finish this lesson by reading a story about some animals from Africa.

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  • 22m Video
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What is South America like?

In this lesson we are going to be virtually flying to South America which is in the southern hemisphere. First we will be filling our brains with facts about the population and how many countries are in South America. Then we will be learning about the physical features on this continent. It has lots of different elements! We will then be looking more in depth into the Amazon rainforest which is located in this wonderful continent.

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  • 24m Video
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What is Antarctica like?

This is our last lesson on this unit! We are going to be virtually flying to Antarctica, which is the coldest continent so get your coats ready! First, we will be filling our brains with facts about the size of this continent, the population and the climate. We will also be learning about some incredible animals which live in Antarctica We will explore how they are able to survive such harsh conditions. There is a special end of unit quiz, you can show off all the knowledge you have learnt this term.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
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How is Alaska similar to Cornwall?

In this lesson, we will begin by using geographical vocabulary to describe the landscape in Alaska and Cornwall. We will be recapping what physical features are in geography and reminding ourselves of the location of Alaska and Cornwall on a map. We will then be comparing the similarities of human features in Alaska and Cornwall.

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  • 16m Video
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