Asia makes up the eastern portion of the Eurasian supercontinent ; Europe occupies the western portion. The border between the two continents is debated. Asia is bordered by the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
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Expand All Collapse All. Exercise 1: Use the maps of Chinese provinces above, along with the chart of province names with English translations, to discuss how geographic features could be the origins of many province names. Students may want to use the China View websitebelow, to research further on specific provinces.
China has an estimated 1. In all respects, then, Asia is the largest continent in the world. Can you believe that the total landmass of Asia is larger than the total area of the moon? Asia is pretty incredible.
In this lesson the students study some key geographical features on the Asian continent, including mountain ranges, National Parks, deserts, volcanoes and significant waterways and conduct their own research into one particular feature. The island of Komodo in Indonesia is studied in detail and the students also consider the geography of Southern hemisphere in general. The geographical tools of maps, spacial technologies, and visual representations are used.
Have students make passports that will be stamped as they enter China. Then, on a large world map, students can plot their journey to China. Chinese Rivers, Cities, and Provinces [Asia for Educators] A translation exercise with the names of Chinese rivers, cities, and provinces.
Geography of Asia Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary This series of convenient lesson plan outlines helps you design lessons on the geography of several countries and regions in Asia, including China and Southwest Asia. In addition to these outlines, you'll find supplemental lessons that go into more detail about Asia's physical geography. Incorporate these lesson supplements into your curriculum and assign the included quizzes as homework or in-class assignments.
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