physical features of Italy lesson 2 CBR

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Case Study: Italy. What are the main
physical features of Italy?
L.O: To know what the main physical features of Italy are and be able to describe
them.
To think about how the physical features may affect population distribution.
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What did we look at last week?
 Be prepared to share!
Let’s look closer at the land of Italy.
 Aim: To be able to DESCRIBE Italy’s terrain, where
people live and its weather.
Why might people go here?
Why do few people live here?
This land is really FERTILE (
High snow capped mountains.
This coast line is
rocky with many
coves and inlets This
is useful for shipping
and tourism?
It is much hotter down this end of the
country can you think why?
lots of things grow in the soil)
what job might lots of people do
here?
The beaches here are
long and sandy. What
would this be a good
area for?
There are high steep
sea cliffs here with
bare mountains Can
you think why few
trees and plants
grow here?
Complete this paragraph in your book and
fill in the gaps
 Italy is a long and ………………………… country. Over
three……………….of the country is covered in ………………………….. ,
the highest of these mountains are the ………………. They are
found in the ……………. of the country. The Alps are so cold that
they are permanently covered in ………………
 Most of Italy has a pleasant and ………… climate, the summers
tend to be warm but the winters and warm and ……………
Wet,
Warm,
narrow,
Alps,
mountains,
snow,
North,
quarters
How does the temperature differ in the
North and south
 We are now going to produce a
climate graph. For Milan.
 Make some predictions:
 Is it in the North or south of the
country?
 Do you think it will be hot or
cold? Can you give reasons for
your answer?
 How much rain do you think it
will get?
Now let’s do one for Palermo
 Before we start:

Do you think it will be hotter or colder than
Milan? Why?
 Do you think it will have more or less rain?
WHY?
What conclusions can you draw?

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