West Asia Geography


Western Asia is composed mostly of desert and sand. However, it is very rich in fossil fuels, which we use to make gasoline. This program will help you locate the countries of West Asia and will help you learn new facts about these desert countries. The games and extension activities will help you learn about the dry environment, history, and characteristics of West Asia.

To make it easier to learn about the many countries that are found in West Asia, the lesson is broken up into smaller sections that discuss the regions of the continent: Central Asia, West Asia, or the Middle East. Once you have finished these lessons, put your knowledge to the test by completing the games and offline projects and activities.

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Recognize countries visually
  • Locate countries on a map
  • Match countries with their capitals
  • Match facts with the appropriate country