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Continents and Oceans
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 3
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.85

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     challenging words:    physical, egypt, madagascar, melbourne, vegetation, planet, saltwater, landforms, environment, deserts, grassy, separate, below, coast, camp, eastern
     content words:    North America, South America, United States, Ural Mountains, Caspian Sea, Black Sea, Central America, New South Wales, South Pole, Atlantic Ocean


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Continents and Oceans
By Trista L. Pollard
  

1     Our planet has many physical features. There are water, land, and vegetation on the Earth. Vegetation is the trees, grass, and plants that we see every day. When you look at a globe or a map, you see the land and the water. On physical maps you would see mountains, deserts, and grassy areas. Physical maps use color to show the different types of landforms on Earth. Globes also use different colors to show landforms. Let's start with landmasses.
 
2     Landmasses are the largest pieces of land on Earth. Geographers call these landmasses continents. Continents are usually surrounded by water. Geographers have named seven continents. They are Africa, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Europe, North America, and South America. If you live in the United States, Mexico, or Canada, then you are living in North America. You would find the countries of England, France, and Spain in Europe.
 
3     Remember when you read that continents are usually surrounded by water? Well, Europe and Asia are not surrounded by water. In fact, Europe and Asia are one big landmass. The Ural Mountains separate the two continents. There are at least two seas between Europe and Asia. Seas are bodies of saltwater. These two seas are the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea.

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