GEOGRAPHY NCERT CLASS 6TH PRESENTED BY Dr. SWASTI SINHA
CONTENTS Chapter1-The Earth in the Solar System Chapter 2-Globe-Latitudes and Longitudes Chapter-3-Motions of The Earth Chapter-4-Maps Chapter-5 Major Domains of Earth Chapter-6-major Landforms of Earth Chapter-7-Our Country-India Chapter-8-India-Climate, Vegetation and Wildlife
Full moon night New moon night Stars Saptarishi etc . Celestial bodies . Constellations-Ursa Major, North Star or Pole Star . Planets . Satellite CHAPTER-1 EARTH IN SOLAR SYSTEM partic /belts of small debris particles
SOLAR SYSTEM .. Sun, planets, satellites, celestial bodies such as asteroids, SOL-Roman Mythology is Sun god. 1. center of solar system, 2.huete". 3. made up of extremely hot gases, 4 pulling force binding the solar system, 5. ultimate source of heat and light for solar system, 6. 150 million km away from earth.
PLANETS 1. Orbits 2. Mercury-nearest planet to sun, 88 days to complete one raund along its orbit' 3. Pluto-takes 248 years to complete one round 4. Venus-earths twin 5. 2003 UB313-a new planet, bigger than Pluto and farthest from sun.
EARTH Third nearest planet to sun .5th largest planet according to size Geoid Astronomers Aryabhatta Life supporting gases-oxygen, water, air 2/3rd of earth surface-covered with water Blue Planet
Only satellite of earth Diameter is 1/4th that of earth 3,84,000km away from us 27 days Conditions unfavorable for life Mountains, plains and depressions on its surface Speed of light 3,00,000 km/s Neil Armstrong-first man to step on surface of moon on 29th July, 1969, MOON
SATELLITES MAN MADE SATELLITES INSAT, IRS, EDUSAT et ASTEROIDS Largest-CERES. METEOROIDS METEOR . . . GALAXY Milky way galaxy