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S: The World's Continents and Oceans

BC: Created By: The 2nd Grade Class

FC: 2nd Grade's World's Continents and Oceans Book

1: The 2nd graders have been discovering the world's continents and oceans. They have been spending several of days researching a particular continent or ocean within a small group. Throughout this book you will see the hard work they have put into their mix book project. Hope you enjoy.


3: ~Population: over 4 billion people ~Location: Eastern and Northern Hemispheres ~World's largest and most populous continent ~Language: Asian ~Number of Countries: 47 ~Mountrains, plateaus, and intervening stractural basins ~Climate: ranges from a tropical rainforest to an Artic Tundra


5: ~Population: 922 million ~2nd largest continent ~Language: African and many more ~Largest Country: Sudan ~World's largest river: The Nile ~Four of the five fastest land animals live in Africa: cheetah, wildebeest, lion and gazelle ~Africa is almost an island

6: North A M E R I C A

7: ~Population: 529 million ~Languages: English, Speinish, French, and others ~World's largest island: Greenland ~Only continent that has every type of climate ~Named after the Explorer Americo Vespucci

8: South America

9: ~Population: 382,000,000 ~Countries: 12 ~World's Highest Waterfall: Angel Falls ~Largest River: Amazon ~Longest Mountain Range: Andes ~Largest Rainforest: Amazon Rainforest

10: Antarctica | Antarctica

11: ~The continent is buried under 1 mile of snow and ice ~No native people ~Driest continent ~Lowest recorded: -129 degrees F ~70% of world's fresh water is tied up in Antartic ice ~World's largest glacier: Lambert Glacier

12: Europe

13: ~Population: More than 700 million ~Produces more than 18% of world's oil ~World's largest country: Russia ~World's smallest country: Vatican ~Largest City in Europe: Paris

14: Australia

15: ~Population: over 21 million ~ Capital: Canberra ~Driest inhabited continent ~Lowest rainfalls in the world ~Largest part of Australia is desert or semi-arid ~First animal introduced was the dingo

16: Atlantic Ocean

17: ~2nd largest ocean ~Between Africa, Europe, the Southern Ocean, and Western Hemisphere ~Kiel Canal and Saint Lawerance Seaway are two important seaways ~Holds 17 quadrillion gallons of water

18: Pacific Ocean

19: ~Location: between the Southern Ocean, Asia, Australia, and the western hemisphere ~Covers about 1/3 of earth's surface ~World's largest, oldest, and deepest ocean ~30,000 islands ~Also known as Tikhiy Okean

20: Arctic Ocean

21: ~Smallest Ocean ~Between Europe, Asia, and North America ~Endangered species: whales and walruses ~Shallowest Ocean

22: I N D I A N O C E A N

23: ~Third largest Ocean ~Location: between Africa, Asia, and Australia ~Includes Red Sea and Persian Gulf ~Affected by Monsoon or tornado win system ~Youngest Ocean

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  • Title: The World's Continents and Oceans
  • The Second Grade class has put together an informational book about the seven continents and four oceans.
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  • Started: almost 8 years ago
  • Updated: almost 8 years ago

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