Maps: USA, Continents, World, Populations

 

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Maps

Where? learning to read and say the  names of cities, states, countries, oceans and continents

Practice: reading and saying names of places on the maps

Map of The United States of America

 

The continents of the Earth

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The countries in the world

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Populations charts:

  • Saying and reading large numbers
  • Identifying “place value” for each number
  • Comparing large numbers, using populations of cities, states and countries
  • Becoming more aware of various countries of the world and how large they are

Populations of California Cities:

Population of USA States:

All United States:  308,745,538 people
State Populations: (from largest to smallest populations)

1 California 37,253,956
2 Texas 25,145,561
3 New York 19,378,102
4 Florida 18,801,310
5 Illinois 12,830,632
6 Pennsylvania 12,702,379
7 Ohio 11,536,504
8 Michigan 9,883,640
9 Georgia 9,687,653
10 North Carolina 9,535,483
11 New Jersey 8,791,894
12 Virginia 8,001,024
13 Washington 6,724,540
14 Massachusetts 6,547,629
15 Indiana 6,483,802
16 Arizona 6,392,017
17 Tennessee 6,346,105
18 Missouri 5,988,927
19 Maryland 5,773,552
20 Wisconsin 5,686,986
21 Minnesota 5,303,925
22 Colorado 5,029,196
23 Alabama 4,779,736
24 South Carolina 4,625,364
25 Louisiana 4,533,372
26 Kentucky 4,339,367
27 Oregon 3,831,074
28 Oklahoma 3,751,351
29 Connecticut 3,574,097
30 Iowa 3,046,355
31 Mississippi 2,967,297
32 Arkansas 2,915,918
33 Kansas 2,853,118
34 Utah 2,763,885
35 Nevada 2,700,551
36 New Mexico 2,059,179
37 West Virginia 1,852,994
38 Nebraska 1,826,341
39 Idaho 1,567,582
40 Hawaii 1,360,301
41 Maine 1,328,361
42 New Hampshire 1,316,470
43 Rhode Island 1,052,567
44 Montana 989,415
45 Delaware 897,934
46 South Dakota 814,180
47 Alaska 710,231
48 North Dakota 672,591
49 Vermont 625,741
50 Washington, D. C. 601,723
(Washington DC is not really a state)
51 Wyoming 563,626

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Gyuto Center, East Richmond Heights, California

Planet = Earth (all of the continents and oceans on Earth)
Continent = North America (Canada, USA, Mexico and Central America countries )
Country = United States of America = USA = America
State = California (There are 50 states in United States of America )
County = Contra Costa County (There are 58 counties in California )
City = East Richmond Heights

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Main Government offices in the United States of America:

  • America = Washington DC = national
  • California = Sacramento = state
  • Contra Costa County = Martinez = county
  • Each city has it’s own government offices, too = city offices

 

The government of the USA

  • Washington D.C = the capital city of the United States of America
  • President of USA= elected leader of the country = President Obama. The USA President is voted on every 4 years, by all the people of America
  • U.S. Senate = make many of the laws for America, laws for money, taxes, schools, health, safety etc, elected by all of the people of each state every 6 years= each state elects 2 US Senators= 100 U.S.Senators all together in Washington DC
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 435 U.S. Representatives come to Washington DC from all states
  • U.S. Supreme Court (court = laws )= the top, highest court in USA = 9 Supreme Court Judges
  • Many, many, many other offices in Washington DC: Military (US Army, Navy Marines), health, schools, taxes, etc

United States of America has 50 states.

  • Each state has one capital city where the governor and many different government offices for that state are located.

State of California: Sacramento is the capital city of California.

  • Governor of the State of California = leader =boss = Governor Brown
  • State Assembly (laws and money for California) = 80 elected members
  • State Senate (laws and money for California), taxes, state tax collectors, schools, etc)= 40 elected members
  • State Supreme Court= the highest court= 7 Supreme Court Judges, in San Francisco,

There are many, many, many other state offices in Sacramento and in other California cities

County maps: California is divided into 58 counties.

  • Each county has a court (laws ), taxes, schools, and many other offices and agencies.
  • The offices are in a city called “the county seat.”
  • The county seat of Contra Costa County is Martinez.
  • The people in each county elect “county supervisors”

The San Francisco Bay Area has 9 counties: San Francisco County, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara county, Solano County, Napa County and Sonoma County

Every county in California has many cities and towns. (except San Francisco which is only the city of San Francisco )

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Population of largest USA Cities:

1. New York, New York (pop 8,213,839)
2. Los Angeles, California (pop 3,794,640)
3. Chicago, Illinois (pop 2,824,584)
4. Houston, Texas (pop 2,076,189)
5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (pop 1,517,628)
6. Phoenix, Arizona (pop 1,476,331)
7. San Diego, California (pop 1,284,347)
8. San Antonio, Texas (pop 1,258,733)
9. Dallas, Texas (pop 1,246,185)
10. Detroit, Michigan (pop 921,147)
11. San Jose, California (pop 908,870)
12. Indianapolis, Indiana (pop 789,250)
13. Jacksonville, Florida (pop 786,938)
14. San Francisco, California (pop 777,660)
15. Columbus, Ohio (pop 738,782)
16. Austin, Texas (pop 708,293)
17. Memphis, Tennessee (pop 680,515)
18. Baltimore, Maryland (pop 640,064)
19. Charlotte, North Carolina (pop 634,059)
20. Fort Worth, Texas (pop 622,311)
21. Boston, Massachusetts (pop 609,690)
22. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (pop 602,057)
23. El Paso, Texas (pop 587,400)
24. Washington, D.C (pop 582,049)
25. Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee (pop 579,748)
26. Seattle, Washington (pop 575,719)
27. Denver, Colorado (pop 561,323)
28. Las Vegas, Nevada (pop 544,806)
29. Portland, Oregon (pop 534,093)
30. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (pop 532,006)
31. Tucson, Arizona (pop 528,483)
32. Albuquerque, New Mexico (pop 496,801)
33. Atlanta, Georgia (pop 483,108)
34. Long Beach, California (pop 467,851)
35. Kansas City, Missouri (pop 463,985)
36. Fresno, California (pop 456,574)
37. New Orleans, Louisiana (pop 455,188)
38. Cleveland, Ohio (pop 449,188)
39. Sacramento, California (pop 448,842)
40. Mesa, Arizona (pop 448,520)
41. Virginia Beach, Virginia (pop 437,464)
42. Omaha, Nebraska (pop 432,148)
43. Colorado Springs, Colorado (pop 393,795)
44. Oakland, California (pop 392,112)
45. Miami, Florida (pop 390,768)
46. Tulsa, Oklahoma (pop 381,017)
47. Minneapolis, Minnesota (pop 375,641)
48. Honolulu, Hawaii (pop 375,111)
49. Arlington, Texas (pop 361,043)
50. Wichita, Kansas (pop 354,524)
51. St. Louis, Missouri (pop 352,572)
52. Raleigh, North Carolina (pop 348,699)
53. Santa Ana, California (pop 337,121)
54. Cincinnati, Ohio (pop 331,310)
55. Anaheim, California (pop 329,315)
56. Tampa, Florida (pop 325,569)
57. Toledo, Ohio (pop 316,970)
58. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (pop 316,206)
59. Aurora, Colorado (pop 296,681)
60. Bakersfield, California (pop 291,553)
61. Riverside, California (pop 285,615)
62. Stockton, California (pop 282,015)
63. Corpus Christi, Texas (pop 281,290)
64. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky (pop 278,313)
65. Buffalo, New York (pop 277,998)
66. St. Paul, Minnesota (pop 276,978)
67. Anchorage, Alaska (pop 276,863)
68. Newark, New Jersey (pop 276,200)
69. Plano, Texas (pop 250,357)
70. Fort Wayne, Indiana (pop 249,762)
71. St. Petersburg, Florida (pop 247,936)
72. Glendale, Arizona (pop 242,864)
73. Lincoln, Nebraska (pop 242,009)
74. Norfolk, Virginia (pop 237,487)
75. Jersey City, New Jersey (pop 236,808)
76. Greensboro, North Carolina (pop 236,449)
77. Chandler, Arizona (pop 236,188)
78. Birmingham, Alabama (pop 232,137)
79. Henderson, Nevada (pop 231,787)
80. Scottsdale, Arizona (pop 228,076)
81. North Hempstead, New York (pop 226,669)
82. Madison, Wisconsin (pop 223,807)
83. Hialeah, Florida (pop 223,164)
84. Baton Rouge, Louisiana (pop 221,997)
85. Chesapeake, Virginia (pop 216,570)
86. Orlando, Florida (pop 216,501)
87. Lubbock, Texas (pop 213,089)
88. Garland, Texas (pop 212,539)
89. Akron, Ohio (pop 210,527)
90. Rochester, New York (pop 209,781)
91. Chula Vista, California (pop 209,483)
92. Reno, Nevada (pop 206,109)
93. Laredo, Texas (pop 205,770)

Populations of largest countries in the world:

gyuto population world  top countries chart

gyuto population world pie graph

gyuto population world pie graph z

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Understanding, reading and saying large numbers: (place value)
gyuto reading large numbers, place value chart
gyuto place value chart large numbers counties

gyuto place value chart for large numbers

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Material World, vocabulary from that book

Area= how much land there is in this country= how big the country is
Population= how many people live in this country
Fertility rate= average number of babies one woman (family) has= how many children are born (birth) in each family= how many babies are born to each woman (the babies might not live, this is just the number of babies that are born to one woman)

Percentage= how many out of 100
examples:
0 % means 0 out of 100 = 0/100 = none
20 % means 20 out of 100 = 20/100
50 % means 50 out of 100 = 50/100
75 % means 75 out of 100 = 75/100
90 % means 90 out of 100 = 90/100
100 % means 100 out of 100 = 100/100 = all

Life expectancy= how old people live to be. Average age that people die, in that country. This number indicates how much health care, medicines, doctors, healthy food etc people in that country have.
male= men
female= women
nutrition= food

adequate= enough

with adequate nutrition= enough food to live or stay healthy

without adequate nutrition= not enough food to stay healthy
Literacy rate = how many people can read in that country (shown as a percent)

 

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