Social Studies 6 June 1-3

Posted: June 1, 2020

Mon-Wed task: To learn about the physical geography of Africa.

1.     Go to the following link:

2.     Make sure to preview the entire text before you read.  Look at the map, pictures and scroll all the way to the bottom of the web page to see if anything catches your eye.

3.     Once you’ve taken a peek around, finish reading all about the physical geography of Africa Beginning at Sahel.


1.      Where is the Sahel and where is it located?

2.      How were the Ethiopian Highlands created?

3.      How many square kms does the Savanna cover?

4.      What insect is most common to Swahili Coast?

5.      What percentage of plants in the remaining rainforest have been identified?

6.      Which region of Southern Africa contains nearly 20% of the entire continent of Africa’s plants?