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INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY.
We live upon a great round ball or sphere. It is called the EARTH.
THE CHILD'S WORLD.
Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful World,
The wonderful air is over me,
And the wonderful wind is shaking the tree;
There are many wonderful and beautiful things about this earth of ours of It walks on water, and whirls the mills, And talks to itself on the tops of the hills. which we shall learn.
You, friendly Earth, how far do you go,
With the wheat-fields that nod, and the rivers made up of land and water.
The entire outside of the earth is
Think of the nearest stream, pool, or body of water which you know. Tell the class about it.
Tell which is land and which water in the picture of the earth on the preceding page.
In some places there is much
more land to be
more water to be seen than land.
In which of the pictures on this page is more land to be seen than water? Tell what objects you know in this picture. What do these objects tell us about the life of the people who live
In which picture is more water to be seen than land? What do we learn about the life of the people from this picture?
There is much more water than land on the earth.
There are many island groups on our earth.
All which is above the surface of the water on the earth consists of either
CONTINENTS or IS
Find them in the world-pic. after a rain, in the mud-puddles.
home or school. See how many you can find,
Eastern to the Western Continent. Trace a land route from North America to South America; from Asia to Africa.
Find islands in the pool or pond near your