Geography Now! The Bahamas

It's the richest country in the Caribbean, and it's home to swimming pigs. Meet The Bahamas: former enclave for pirates, current home to a bustling tourism industry. Scholars learn the origins and geography of the stunning group of islands just off the coast of Florida using an eye-catching video profile.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to inform a discussion of the role of international politics in the Caribbean
Classroom Considerations

  • Irreverent jokes may not be suitable for all classroom settings
  • Part 12 of the Countries A-Z video series

  • The narrator is engaging and often funny, drawing in young viewers
  • Gorgeous pictures stimulate learner interest

  • Ads may interrupt the video
  • The profiles of individual islands is heavily detailed and may lose some pupils