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Overview of Western Europe

PowerPoint Lesson   

PowerPoint Practice

"Land and Water."  pgs 10-13.  & "Major Rivers" pg 15.  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005. 

Vocabulary
population density
Plateau
Tributaries
Navigable
deciduous
coniferous

"Climate and Vegetation."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 17-23.

Vocabulary
Rain shadow
Gulf stream
Tundra
Permafrost
Steppes
dike 
polder

"Cultures of Western Europe."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 84.

Vocabulary
Urbanization
Immigrants

"The European Union."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  Pgs 70.

Vocabulary
The Euro
Single market
Foreign minister

"Resources of Western Europe."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 26-28.

Vocabulary
Loess
hydroelectric power
Fossil fuels

"Geography of Europe."  YouTube:Blad771. http://youtu.be/Z8brpoU_HNI  (5:18) 

"Population Video." 
YouTube:IUSoutheast.  http://youtu.be/0Kn0ptpU0Cw.  (1:32). 

"Geography of Europe and Russia." 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"Geography of Western Europe." 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"The European Union Explained*" 
YouTube:CGP Grey  http://youtu.be/O37yJBFRrfg  (5:51). 

PowerPoint Lecture

Text Reading

Vocabulary

1-1
Scandinavia

PowerPoint

"Sweden."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 138. 

Physical Geography
Glaciation
Scandinavian
xxx Peninsula
Scandinavian
xxx Mountains
Jutland
fjord

Cultural Geography
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Denmark
Welfare state
Stockholm

"Norway's Geographic Challenge."  YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/BPa8kVT5_t8 () 

"Destination Norway." 
YouTube:National Geographichttp://youtu.be/rLt9Me70Fu8

"Sweden: Land of Forests." 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"Iceland's Geographic Challenge." 
YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/EgJnaKilvhs  (2:02) 

1-2
British Isles

PowerPoint

"The United Kingdom."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 122. 

Physical Geography
Great Britain
Ireland
English Channel
moor

Cultural Geography:
Gaelic Celtic
clan and tartan
Ireland
England
Scotland
Wales
London
Parliament

"Ireland's Geographic Challenge."  YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/uUz7q5UrRSk (1:43) 

"Destination Ireland." 
YouTube:National Geographichttp://youtu.be/AEIcfNs5u88     http://youtu.be/bojQgkjlfxU

"Great Britain: London Fog and Suburbs." 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"United Kingdom's Geographic Challenge." 
YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/qWH0wPzzhtw (1:57) 

Just for Fun: The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England

1-3
France


PowerPoint

"France."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pg 130.

Physical Geography
Central Massif
Riviera
Pyrenees 

Cultural Geography:
France
Belgium
Paris
Notre Dame
Versailles

"France's Geographic Challenge."  YouTube:STRATFORvideo. http://youtu.be/iGYPQLOUKeI  (1:49) 

"France: The rise of Napoleon Bonaparte." 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"Destination France." 
YouTube:National Geographichttp://youtu.be/-0a-vwMZlg0  (3:17)

"FRANCE - History and Geography." 
YouTube:Blad771 http://youtu.be/j1lreM8e6EM (5:40)

1-4
Germany and The Alps

PowerPoint

"Germany."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 154. 

Physical Geography
Alps
Rhine

Cultural Geography:
Germany
Switzerland
Austria
Holocaust
Reunification
Standard of living

"Germany's Geographic Challenge."  YouTube:STRATFORvideo. http://youtu.be/oTPIzzcBPaA  (2:13) 

"Germany: The Berlin Wall". 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall.   

Austria and Hungary (2:13)

"Uniting Europe: Football". 
World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"Germany's Demographic Challenge." 
YouTube:STRATFORvideohttp://youtu.be/gu1xsykN0gQ  (2:40) 

Physical Geography
chaparral
Iberia
Pyrenees 

Cultural Geography:
Spain
Portugal 
Basques
Madrid
Lisbon

"Spain's Geographic Challenge."  YouTube:STRATFORvideo. http://youtu.be/1U8XcP_o5RE  (2:05)

"Spain/Spanish Traditions."
YouTube:fullekyl.  http://youtu.be/Nj-zRHlB_Ec  (3:09) 

"Tensions Rise Over Gibraltar "
YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/RHN3Mz479xs (3:39) 

Running of the Bulls http://youtu.be/dfnVkdpo4Y0           Basques in America (1:44) 

1-5
Iberia


PowerPoint




1-6
Italy


PowerPoint

"Italy."  World Studies: Europe and RussiaPearson-Prentice-Hall, 2005.  pgs 145. 

Physical Geography
Archipelago
Crete
Sicily

Cultural Geography:
Italy
Greece
Vatican
Manufacturing
Land reform
Rome 

"Ancient Rome ".  World Studies Video Program.  (DVD).  Prentice-Hall. 

"Italy's Geographic Challenge." 
YouTube:STRATFORvideo. http://youtu.be/nsbthExJoDo  (2:10) 

Italy Growth Struggles to Bridge North-South Divide." 
YouTube:VOAvideo http://youtu.be/V6m5m9BzlCY (3:17)

"Greece's Geographic Challenge." 
YouTube:STRATFORvideo.  http://youtu.be/GnoNc6HVQnk  (2:11) 

"Greece--General Overview for Travelers."  (1:10)

"Explore Greece and Greek Islands."  (3:05)

Cities
London
Paris
Berlin
Milan
Stockholm

Review 

Practice


Test date:

Physical Geography
Scandinavia   
Iberia
Archipelago
Alps   
Pyrenees
Great Britain
North Sea
Adriatic Sea

Cultural Geography:
Reunification
Constitutional Monarchy
Welfare state

Nations
Austria
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy


Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

Other Material:
Vocabulary Flashcards

Drag & Drop Puzzle

Self-Check Quiz



Far North

Northern Plains

Alpine

Mediterranean

Physical Terrain

Rugged mountains  dense forests,
Fjords, tundra

Fertile Plains
long rivers

High rugged mountains; glaciers

Rugged land--mountains or plateaus, short rivers

Climate

Bitter Cold winters
Cool summers

Cold winters
Warm summers

Cold at all times

Mild winters
Hot summers

Population

Low population

Densely populated in the west, moderate or low population in the east

Low population

Moderate population

Languages

Scandinavian languages, Scottish, Saami 

French, and Germanic languages in the west;
Slavic languages in the east

French, and Germanic languages in the west;
Slavic languages in the east

Latin, Slavic and Greek languages