Grade 7 – Exploring Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

May 12 to 16, 2014

Monday – News Reports on Antarctic Explorers

Tuesday – News Reports on Antarctic Explorers

Indian Ocean and islands.

Landing at Diego Garcia:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43QL4_ioRu4

Memorize the Middle East countries:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d–L3rxBu4

Indian Ocean POP QUIZ

  1. What is the largest island in the Indian Ocean? MADAGASCAR

 

  1. What is the lowest country in regards to feet above sea level? MALDIVES
  2. What is BIOT? BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY 
  3. What is the name of the BIGGEST island of the BIOT?

DIEGO GARCIA

  1. Who now lives on the largest island of the BIOT? 3,000 UK & US MILITARY
  2. 6. How many people lived in what is now BIOT before Europeans arrived? 0
  3. What was the first European country to explore the islands of the BIOT? PORTUGAL

What is the official name of the archipelago? CHAGOS

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