Geography of Central America Teacher Resources

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America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
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The Geography of Latin America

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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...
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Central America Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, learners examine the map that includes 22 Central American countries. Students identify the names of the countries in 3 minutes.
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Geography Now! El Salvador!

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
El Salvador's culture and politics may mimic its landscape—tough and beautiful. With every major city near a volcano and the legacy of a violent civil war, El Salvador grapples with its past. A video resource explores the Central...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Central America and the Caribbean instructional activity, 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...
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Central America: Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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South America and Central America Capitals Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
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.
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South America and Central America Map Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
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.
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Video Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners 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...
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Geography Now! Honduras

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Honduras is home to ancient ruins and beautiful baroque buildings. It also has fish-nados, a natural phenomenon that causes fish rain upon parts of the country. A video profile explores the Central American nation, including some of its...
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Geograophy of Mexico And Central America

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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.
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Geography of South America

For Teachers K - 5th
Young explorers study South American geography. They study maps and create a physical map of the Andes themselves! They also research the geography, environment, and the culture of the Andes and present a report to the class.
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Welcome to the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research and map the North and South American continents. In this geography lesson on the Americas, students can locate North, Central and South American countries and states. Students choose a location to research and prepare a...
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Central America Region: Physical Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this Central America physical map worksheet, students make note of the major landforms located in this region of the world.
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Geography Now! Costa Rica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its name means rich coast, and Costa Rica is a showcase of the resources Latin America has to offer. From its jungles to its carbon neutral environmental policy, the Central American country has managed to carve out a stable democracy...
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Geography Now! Guatemala

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Mayans still exist, and their presence is felt everywhere—just ask the people of Guatemala. The Central American country is home to many ruins from the ancient civilization, and its people still speak many of the Mayan's original...
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Central America and the Caribbean

For Students 6th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students use the chart to compare the history and culture of Central America and the Caribbean. Students also identify main ideas and display mapping and graphing skills as they answer 2 questions pertaining...
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Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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Where Would I Find the Mayans?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore Central America and the Mayan culture. They locate Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and the Yucatan area of Mexico on a map. Students create a visual arts poster with information about each country.
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is in a name? Eager historians trace the geographical history of places in the United States with Spanish names. Using a worksheet activity, clues, and web research developed in conjunction with the PBS "Latinos in America" series,...
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Central America: Video Boxes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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...
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Central America and the Caribbean Culture Travel Brochure

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders take a trip to Central American and the Caribbean. For this culture and geography lesson, 9th graders research selected countries of the region. Students use their findings to create tri-fold brochures to share with others.
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Central Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Central Africa geography worksheet, students read about the history, culture, and life in Central Africa. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.

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