An 18 slide PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the main features of the world map.
Mapping features include:
- Lines of latitude
- Arctic Circle
- Antarctic Circle
- Lines of longitude
- Prime Meridian
- International Date Line
- Continental Regions
- Towns and Cities
Use this resource in conjunction with the World Mapping Booklet – Worksheet.
Notes: Mapping features and terminology can differ depending on the location or point of view. Ensure you read over the included features to see where you may need to further explain variables to your class.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Australian Curriculum alignment
The main characteristics of the continents of Africa and South America and the location of their major countries in relation to Australia
The influence of people on the environmental characteristics of places in Europe and North America and the location of their major countries in relation to Australia
The geographical diversity of the Asia region and the location of its major countries in relation to Australia
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