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Students create a video box about a Central American country. In this world history lesson, student research Central America and pick a country they want to investigate. They work in groups to create a video box that shows images about this country to share with the class.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Electronic Field Trip: Central American and the Caribbean
Your Spanish speakers will get an overview of Central American and the Caribbean with this world tour lesson plan. Divide you class into manageable working groups and assign each group a country. Whether they get Panama, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, etc, they'll have fun researching their country and presenting their information to the class.
8th - 12th Languages 3 Views 12 Downloads
Welcome to the Americas
Students research and map the North and South American continents. In this geography lesson plan on the Americas, students can locate North, Central and South American countries and states. Students choose a location to research and prepare a report or multi-media project on that location.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 17 Views 70 Downloads
Globalization and Foreign Investment and Latin America
Consider the impact of foreign investment in Latin America. Young economists read the provided handouts about foreign investment in Latin America and then solve the investment scenarios and case studies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
The Geography of Latin America
Perfect for a geography or world cultures lesson, the slides in this presentation cover the topography, demographics, and climate of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. From the apex of the Andes Mountains, to the depths of the Orinoco Lowlands, viewers will enjoy this quick but informative trip to Latin America.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 15 Views 150 Downloads
Central America and the Caribbean
Use the library or Internet to find resources on a chosen topic. The class will comprehend the collected information, structure the information with texts and graphics for a presentation. Each presentation focuses on Hispanic culture and geographical local.
6th - 9th Languages 3 Views 23 Downloads
Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin America had a plethora of sources from which to be inspired.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 45 Views 157 Downloads
Argentina: Explore Latin America
This is a really neat learning exercise! Kids click on each of the provided links to answer each of 11 questions. They'll discover geographical, demographic, environmental, and cultural facts about Latin America. They'll even learn to write Mayan numbers.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 18 Views 52 Downloads
Central America and the Caribbean
In this Central America and the Caribbean learning exercise, students learn about the culture, economics, and life of Central America and the Caribbean. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 135 Downloads
Geograophy of Mexico And Central America
Students create a chart comparing the terrain, climate, economy, environmental issues and natural disasters for Mexico and the Central American countries. They view and discuss a video on the region then compile research on the internet.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 63 Downloads
Central America: Panama Canal
Students are introduced to the geography of Central America. On a map, they route different ways to get from Spain to India. In groups, they research the development of the Panama Canal and how it shortened the trip across the Atlantic Ocean.
6th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 95 Downloads
Pre-Assessment: The Brain
Break your class in to the general structure and function of the brain. Brainiacs discuss what they know about it and create personalized brain development timelines. They also take a true-false, pre-assessment quiz to get them thinking about this central organ.
5th - 10th Science 90 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
El Mundo Hispano
Colorful maps are clearly labeled in this PowerPoint to show viewers where different Hispanic countries are located within Central and South America. Each country is listed on its own slide with a title, the capital, close-up map, flag, and the natives' identification.
3rd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
Students express their opinion on issues related to Central America. After reading an article, they discuss the relations between the Presidents of Mexico and the United States. Using the internet, they research a part of the party they are interested in and create propaganda posters highlighting a major concern.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
Who is Alexander von Humboldt?
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey through South Africa, such as his detailed drawings of Inca ruins, discovery of new species, recordings of air pressure at the highest altitude by that time, etc.
4 mins 9th - 10th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable