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What region of the world are we studying?

Southeast Asia

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Which of the 5 themes of Geography affect the rivers of Southeast Asia the most?

Human Environment Interaction

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Describe the Geography of the Malay Peninsula.

Heavily forested, the Malay peninsula is long and narrow.

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How many countries in Southeast Asia are island nations?

5
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What does the term "conservation" mean?

To preserve

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What is the main religion of this region?

Buddhism
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How many main rivers are there in Southeast Asia?

3

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The widest point of the Malay peninsula is how many miles wide?

200 miles wide.

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A part of Malaysia is on what island?

Borneo

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True or False. To get to the Foja mountains you must drive for a very long way in order to reach the mountains.

False. There are no roads in the Foja mountains.

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How many countries are in this region?

11

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Can you NAME the main rivers of Southeast Asia?

Mekong, Chao Phraya, Irrawady.

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Name the three countries which are part of the Malay peninsula.

Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar.

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Many of the islands which are above ground are no longer active. What is it called when a volcano is no longer active?

Dormant

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Where are the Foja Mountains located?

They are located in New Guinea in Indonesia.

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Name which countries are archipelagos.

Indonesia and the Philippines

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How long is the Mekong river?

2,600 miles

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Name the raw material used in aluminum.

Bauxite

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Volcanoes which are dormant can sometimes become active again after a very long time. An example of this is Mount Sinabung on Sumatra. Which erupted after a very long time. How long was Mount Sinabung dormant for?

400 years

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Name one species of animal found here that is not found anywhere else?

Student answer (ex. Pinnochio frog)

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What is the country with the oldest human fossil in Southeast Asia? (It is also a landlocked country)

Laos

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The Chao Phraya river runs through WHAT capital city in Southeast Asia?

Bangkok

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Rainforest covers what percent of the land area of the Malay peninsula?

40%

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Many of the islands in Southeast Asia are on a dynamic geographic zone. What does this mean?

A dynamic geographic zone is zone that is constantly changing.

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How many species do zoologists estimate remain to be discovered in the Foja?

Possibly hundreds.

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