Showing posts with label Continents. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Continents. Show all posts

Monday, December 17, 2012

Asia


Asia is the largest continent in the world.
asia
(from: wikipedia - asia)

It is East of Europe, and West of North America if you go across the Pacific Ocean.

Some of the countries in Asia are Russia, China, India, Japan, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Europe


Europe is a continent that is East of North America, across the Atlantic Ocean.
europe
(from: wikipedia - europe)

It is one of the smaller continents, but it has more countries than the other continents, with 70 total countries!

Some of the more well known are: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Poland, Greece
europe

Monday, December 3, 2012

Africa continent


Africa is a continent that is home to many countries such as Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

There are 57 countries on the African continent!

africa
(from: wikipedia - africa)

The African continent is home to animals like giraffes, rhinoceroses, elephants and lions.
rhino
(from: wikipedia - rhinoceros)

And in the country of Egypt they have pyramids!
pyramids
(from: wikipedia - pyramids)

Monday, November 19, 2012

South America


In the South part of the earth below North America is a continent called South America.

(From: Wikipedia - south america)

The most populated countries in South America are Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.

Most people speak either Portuguese or Spanish.

The Olympics will be in the Brazil city of Rio de Janeiro in the year 2016, and it is the first time the Olympics are being hosted in South America.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Antarctica


The big frozen chunk of ice at the bottom of planet earth is called Antarctica.
antarctica
(From: Wikipedia - antarctica)

It's another continent, just like North America and Australia.

Not many things can live in the frozen cold of Antarctica!
Living on the land are penguins and seals.
penguins

And living under the water are blue whales, orcas and colossal squid!
colossal squid

Monday, November 5, 2012

Australia


Just like North America is a continent, there is another continent on the other side of the globe called Australia.
australia

(From: Wikipedia - Australia)

Australia is home to some very special animals like the kangaroo, koala and duck billed platypus!

kangaroo
koala
platypus

Monday, October 22, 2012

North America Continent


United States of America (USA) is a country, and is part of something bigger called a continent.
The continent that USA is a part of is called North America.

There are other countries in North America, like Canada which is above the USA, and Mexico which is below the USA.

All of North America (in green):
North America
(From: Wikipedia - North America)

Canada:
Canada
(From: Wikipedia - Canada)

USA:
USA
(From: Wikipedia - United States)

Mexico:
Mexico
(From: Wikipedia - Mexico)