Geography of Central America Teacher Resources
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Mapping the Americas
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...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4 mins 9th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Central America and the Caribbean
For this Central America and the Caribbean worksheet, 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
Young geographers will need to use a variety of map skills to complete the tasks required on this activity. Examples of activities include using references to label a map of Mexico, identify Canadian territories and European countries,...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Argentina: Explore Latin America
This is a really neat instructional activity! 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...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
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
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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
South America and Central America Capitals Map Quiz
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.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan – Impact Study: Where Is Spanish Spoken?
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History