Europe: Location, Climate, and Natural Resources (Germany, United Kingdom, & Russia Combined)
LCMS SS6G10 The student will explain the impact of location, climate, natural resources and population distribution on Europe.
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a small island nation that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
includes England, Scotland and Wales
capital of United Kingdom, a world center for trade and banking
a current of warm ocean water that flows by the British Isles & keeps the temperatures mild
Two zones of Great Britain
highland zone (north and west) & lowland zone (south and east)
Most Britons live in the ____________ zone.
Great Britain's natural resources
coal, oil and natural gas; found in the mountainous highland zone
What percent of British people work in agriculture?
Great Britain imports about _______________ of its food.
Most British citizens live in _______________ areas.
Many Britons work in service industries such as ____________, ______________ & ____________.
banking, insurance and tourism
Great Britain's manufacturing industries include __________ and ________ production & ____________.
iron, steel & electronics
The largest country in the world is _____________.
Most Russian citizens live in _______________________ on the ____________________.
western Russia, European Plain
Russia has a very ____________ climate.
How much of Russia's land is suitable for agriculture?
Major crops of Russia
wheat & barley
Russia's mineral resources
coal, oil, natural gas; there are also massive forests
Why is it difficult to harvest Russia's mineral resources?
harsh climate and remote locations
Many Russian goods are transported by _____________________.
railroad (rivers and ports are blocked by ice in the winter)
What country in Europe is prosperous, with the largest population and strongest economy?
The climate in Germany is ____________.
Describe a moderate climate.
warm, mild summers & cool winters; extreme weather conditions do not occur very often; good for agriculture
________________ drives Germany's economy.
Most Germans live in the ____________________________.
cities and towns of western Germany.
Enormous amounts of coal and iron are found in the ______________ region of Germany.
The Ruhr region of Germany is known for _________________________________.
steel production, automobiles, building materials and more
Germany's manufacturing products are easily transported on the _______________ River.
Rhine (a major commercial waterway)
From the Rhine River, products are transported to the __________________ & the _____________________ to trade with the world.