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Middle schoolers explore South America. In this geography lesson, students research landmarks of historical or national significance and use their findings to create slideshows.
Students explore South America. In this South American lesson, students use their geography skills to create population, terrain, biomes/vegetation, and major exports maps. Students present their finished maps to their classmates and discuss how maps allow users to learn about places.
Middle schoolers focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
Students research South American to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about its culture, traditions, and societies. In this South American research lesson, students research South American based on their export products to create a PowerPoint presentation for a classmate who is moving there. Students highlight the culture, traditions, and societies of the continent.
Students visit the Locator Booth exhibit in Xpedition Hall and consider conditions to find places' positions. They see how human and physical factors define eight South American hot spots.
In this South America worksheet, students learn about the history and development of Spanish-speaking South America. Students utilize a graphic organizer and answer several questions based on their reading.
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 12 identification questions about the capital cities of South America. Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz. 
Students identify The United States, North America, and South America on a world map. They discuss how the people of South America live and describe the geography of the land.
High schoolers identify conditions in Europe that relate to the independence movements in South America and list reasons why President Monroe gave for recognizing the independence movement in South America.
Second graders explore information about South America and choose a country to study. They explore culture, food, geography, clothing, language, and recreation of their country. Students visualize their learning by developing a slide show in KidPix.
Seventh graders create an overlay map of South America. They show the relationships between population, landforms and economies with their maps.
Student's identify geographic features of a South American map. They use the scale of the map to calculate distances between points. They identify examples of the five geographic themes on the map of South America.
In this geography skills worksheet, students watch the National Geographic video "Travel by Train." Students then respond to 18 short answer questions about content in the video about South America.
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. The slides mostly focus on the revolts of  Toussaint L'Ouveture, Simon Bolivar, and Pancho Villa, and detail the global aftermath of their legacies.
In this South American activity, students complete short answer questions about the history and geography about South America. Students answer 10 short answer questions.
In this blank outline map worksheet, students explore the political boundaries of South America and the nations there. This map may be used in a variety of classroom activities. The location of the capital cities are denoted with stars.
In this South America outline map worksheet, students identify the countries of South America and their capital cities. The major bodies of water are noted on this map.
In this outline map learning exercise, students discover and investigate the physical boundaries of the countries in South America. The names of countries and a star to mark the capital city are included.
Students view a globe or world map and identify North and South America. They discuss locations of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Students discuss where they think Central America is located. They identify the five countries that make up this area. Students work in groups to create a video box about one Central American country.
Students recognize that people in South American cultures celebrate many festivals. They conduct, contribute to, and write up a cross-cultural survey of festivals celebrated by people in the class, the school, or the larger community.