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Students explore the physical and cultural geography of a region of the Andes. They view and discuss an introductory video on South America. In small groups, they research either the northern, central or southern Andes to create a physical map of the region and a presentation on the countries and cultures of the region.
Students explore South America. For 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.
Young scholars 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 activity, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.