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Early Civilizations of the Andes

For Students 7th - 10th
In this South American culture worksheet, students respond to 8 multiple choice questions about the early civilizations of the Andes region.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An informative and well-designed presentation on mountains awaits your geographers. Excellent photographs from mountain ranges around the world are includedin this terrific PowerPoint. The last slide effectively sums up what pupils have...
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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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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Mountains are described and some of the more famous listed along with their altitudes. Climate, glaciers, and avalanches are also covered. Because there is a copious amount of text on each slide, this would be best used by assigning...
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Planet Earth - Mountains

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Rich images showcase mountain peaks from all over the world. Thick clouds of snow are brushed off of the Himalayas, and the Andes sharp, unforgiving peaks are clouded by mist. This video is non-narrated, yet it provides spectacular views...
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Undertakers of the Sky - Condors

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Imagine traveling over a hundred miles a day. The Andean condors do it effortlessly. Learn more about these large, hungry birds in this video clip from National Geographic.
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Early Civilizations of the Andes

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Early Civilizations of the Andes activity, students complete a chart by listing the environments and dates when three civilizations flourished, then write in depth about each one.
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Lost Worlds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, while using the strategy of identifying the main idea and supporting details, explore the three nonfiction selections of the lost worlds of Machu Picchu high in the Andes Mountains, Great Zimbabwe, and Anasazi. In addition,...
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 Mountains of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students locate major world mountain ranges. In this geography lesson, students identify major mountain ranges on 6 on of the 7 continents on a large world physical map.
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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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Inca Investigation

For Students 6th - 12th
A fascinating interactive resource lets young archaeologists dig through the history of Huanuco Pampa. The Inca city, located high in the Andes mountains of Peru, was once a thriving community. Craig Morris has spent years researching...
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Latin America Landforms and Resources

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Latin America instructional activity, students complete a graphic organizer while reading several passages, then answer five comprehension questions.
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Spanish-Speaking South America

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Spanish-Speaking worksheet, students fill in nine questions about the history, resources, and culture of various countries in South America without using a word bank.
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Climate and Vegetation in Latin America

For Students 8th - 9th
In this climate and vegetation worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages. They then answer four comprehension questions.
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Mountaineering: How Our Bodies Acclimatize

For Students 9th - 12th
For this mountaineering and acclimatization worksheet, high schoolers read about the changes that take place in the blood as the body acclimatizes to high altitude. They answer three critical thinking questions about acclimatization.
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 (K-3)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover mountain ranges and their locations in the world. In this physical map lesson, students locate and identify major mountain ranges of the world on a large physical map.
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Human-Environment Interaction in South America

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Human-Environment Interaction activity, students complete a chart about how different types of agriculture have affected the environment, write about the disadvantages and advantages of tourism, and answer two map questions.
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Highways and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the cost of change? Roberto Guerra's photo essay "La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway" asks viewers to consider the impacts of the 1,600 mile-long highway through Peru and Brazil that connects Pacific...
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Coastal Peru: The Amazing Biodiversity of a Coastal Ecosystem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Peru's coastal ecosystem is only one of the country's amazing features. But travelers don't need passports, expensive plane tickets, or heavy suitcases to examine the biodiversity of coastal Peru. Armed with a field trip log and graphic...
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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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South America Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle related to the countries, capitals, bodies of water, and populations of South America. They use the 23 clues given to solve the puzzle.
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Geological Features of Latin America

For Teachers 9th - 10th
The rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon River are all featured in this simplistic slide show. Intended to show the major geological features common to Latin America, this presentation provides only three geological areas and...
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Climate and Vegetation in Latin America

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Latin America worksheet, students complete eight sentences about landforms and vegetation in the region by filling in the blanks without a word bank.
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Music in Nature

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research the Incan civilization. In this Incan civilization lesson, students study the geography of the Andes mountains and play an Andean siku. Students discuss how the sounds of nature influenced their musical piece.

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