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32 resources with the concept south american geography

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Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
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Geography Now! Guyana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Although it's entirely on the South American continent, Guyana identifies itself as Caribbean. The diverse nation—populated mainly by people brought there by colonial powers—has managed to integrate a rich blend of languages, religious...
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Geography Now! Ecuador

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The name Ecuador literally translates to The Republic of the Equator. It is home to the world's largest concentration of volcanoes, as well as the famous Galapagos Islands, where penguins may try to cuddle visitors. A colorful video...
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Geography Now! Colombia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While it's best known for political instability and drug trade, Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. It's home to five different eco regions and is the leading producer of the world's emeralds. The interesting...
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Geography Now! Chile

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Chile is the longest country in the world, and it has one of the narrowest land masses boundaries. That said, its geographical features kept it more protected from Spanish invaders, leading to a unique blend of indigenous peoples and...
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Geography Now! Brazil

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Brazil than the Amazon and soccer. The "massive piece of sovereignty complexity" known as Brazil is actually home to a blend of cultures, a flooded desert, and indigenous tribes. A video profile shows these details and...
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Geography Now! Bolivia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Bolivia's capital is at such a high elevation that some televisions don't work, and it is home to the largest salt flat in the world. Bolivia's culture is even more unique, as it is one of the only countries in the world dominated by...
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Geography Now! Argentina

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Argentina may be named after the Latin word for silver, but there is precious little of the metal there. A video profile describes its otherwise rich history—and mineral deposits— through glib commentary and helpful maps. Learners...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2015

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Need a comprehensive test about global history and geography? Look no further!  Test young historians' understanding of how to use primary sources to formulate answers with an assessment that uses multiple-choice questions that require a...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do the Inca Civilization, Wittenburg Church, and India's economy in the Mughal Period have in common? The well-rounded standardized test challenges scholars to remember all of them. They use different graphics and maps to answer...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Assess scholars' knowledge of the changing borders in Germany during World War II with a test that includes both multiple choice and essay questions. 
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2016

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge class members with an architectural resource that asks them to use a variety of skills to answer multiple choice questions as well as several essay prompts about the streets and house fronts of ancient Athens. One question asks...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Global history and geography class members demonstrate their knowledge of and ability to analyze primary sources such as graphics, maps, political cartoons, and texts from important documents with an assessment that includes multiple...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners respond to multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to demonstrate their understanding of global history and geography.
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a final examination for global history and geography? Here's a resource that includes multiple choice, essay, and short answer questions.
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finding a test that assess knowledge of global history and geography can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Updated January 2018, the exam asks class members to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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An Introduction to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could geography really be the most logical explanation for the success rate of any given population? Jared Diamond makes his anthropological contention in his 1997 publication Guns, Germs, and Steel. A short explores his main points and...
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Lesson Plan – Impact Study: Where Is Spanish Spoken?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How well-versed are your pupils in geography? This Spanish lesson focuses on Spanish-speaking countries. Spanish language learners take a pre-test to see what they already know, work with small groups to come up with acronyms or...
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Let's Go to Argentina/¡Vámonos a Argentina!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Give your young Spanish language learners a lesson in culture! Focus on learning Spanish though exploring Argentinian culture. Pupils interact with maps, fill out travel journals, discuss time and food, learn and practice new vocabulary...
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Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
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Map Skills

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young geographers will need to use a variety of map skills to complete the tasks required on this instructional activity. Examples of activities include using references to label a map of Mexico, identify Canadian territories and...
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South America and Central America Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the map that includes all of Central and South America's countries. Students match each of the country names to the appropriate locations on the map.