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  1. South American Geography Enter

  2. First, lets get acquainted with the globe… We will be studying this continent

  3. Homepage Did you know Latin America is generally thought of as: Mexico (southern North America) Central America The Caribbean South America *some consider Spain to be part of Latin America as well

  4. Homepage • There are four countries that do not speak Spanish in South America Click the countries below to see their location: • Brazil • French Guiana • Guyana • Suriname Did you know… Click here to continue to task

  5. Homepage • There are four countries that do not speak Spanish in South America • Brazil • French Guiana • Guyana • Suriname Brazil Click here to continue to task

  6. Homepage • There are four countries that do not speak Spanish in South America • Brazil • French Guiana • Guyana • Suriname French Guiana Click here to continue to task

  7. Homepage • There are four countries that do not speak Spanish in South America • Brazil • French Guiana • Guyana • Suriname Guyana Click here to continue to task

  8. Homepage • There are four countries that do not speak Spanish in South America • Brazil • French Guiana • Guyana • Suriname Suriname Click here to continue to task

  9. Lets begin with Argentina! Click the picture to begin Gauchos round up cattle on the vast Pampas in Rancul. Homepage

  10. Argentina • 8th largest country in the world • Located in Argentina is Mount Aconcagua. This is 22, 800 feet high and is one of the seven summits (one of the seven top mountains in the world) • Che Guevara’s birth nation Click to continue Homepage

  11. Argentina is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean Homepage

  12. Bolivia! Click the picture to begin More than 60 percent of Bolivia's citizens are Indian, predominantly Quechua and Aymara. Homepage

  13. Bolivia • Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It is found in Bolivia at 12,382.5 feet above sea level. • The largest deposit of salt on the planet is also found in Bolivia. Click to continue Homepage

  14. Bolivia is located in Central South America, southwest of Brazil Homepage

  15. Chile! Click the picture to begin Colonial-era Church of San Pedro Homepage

  16. Chile • Along the mountainous region of Chile there are over 1500 volcanoes and a number of them can still be active. • Chile has one of the world’s largest and most deserted deserts known as Atacama • The city at the very tip of Chile called Punta Arenas Is the southernmost city on a continent in the world Click to continue Homepage

  17. Chile is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean Homepage

  18. Columbia! Click the picture to begin Fortress of San Felipe de Barajas in Cartagena Homepage

  19. Columbia • 12% of the world's coffee is produced in Colombia • This country does not have any particular seasons, which is solely due to the fact that it lies close to the equator Click to continue Homepage

  20. Columbia is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean Homepage

  21. Ecuador! Click the picture to begin A sea lion on the beach in the Galápagos Homepage

  22. Ecuador • Ecucador owns the wildlife-rich Galapagos • Mike Judge - the creator of Beavis & Butthead and King of the Hill was born in Ecuador. Click to continue Homepage

  23. Ecuador is located in Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator Homepage

  24. Paraguay! Click the picture to begin Lake Ypacarai Homepage

  25. Paraguay • Largest exporter of Hydroelectricity in the world •  Paraguay is the world's third largest exporter of soybeans Click to continue Homepage

  26. Paraguay is located in Central South America, northeast of Argentina Homepage

  27. Peru! Click the picture to begin Llama at Machu Picchu Homepage

  28. Peru • Home of the Incan empire • Peru's MacchuPichu was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World Click to continue Homepage

  29. Peru is located in Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean Homepage

  30. Uruguay Click the picture to begin UNESCO world heritage site Homepage

  31. Uruguay • About an 88% of the Uruguayans are European descendants, a very high amount compared to many other Latin-American countries • Often known as the heart-shaped country Click to continue Homepage

  32. Uruguay is located Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean Homepage

  33. Venezuela Click the picture to begin Canaima National Park Homepage

  34. Venezuela • The highest waterfall on the planet is located in Venezuela and is known as the Angel Falls. This stands at 3,212 feet. • Venezuela has more Miss Universes and Miss Worlds than any other country Click to continue Homepage

  35. Venezuela is located in Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean Study for quiz Return to beginning Homepage

  36. Begin quiz Click on the flags below to learn more about each country and where you can find them on the map! Argentina Bolivia Chile Paraguay Columbia Ecuador Venezuela Uruguay Peru Home page

  37. Homepage Argentina • Location Return to quiz review

  38. Homepage Bolivia • Location Return to quiz review

  39. Homepage Chile • Location Return to quiz review

  40. Homepage Columbia • Location Return to quiz review

  41. Homepage Ecuador • Location Return to quiz review

  42. Homepage Paraguay • Location Return to quiz review

  43. Homepage Peru • Location Return to quiz review

  44. Homepage Uruguay • Location Return to quiz review

  45. Homepage Venezuela • Location Return to quiz review

  46. Quick Review of Country Locations: Study this map!!! Begin quiz ***At any time during the quiz click the bird if you want to study more. Homepage

  47. Which country is this? Columbia Chile Argentina Peru Homepage

  48. Which country is this? Chile Bolivia Columbia Argentina Homepage

  49. Which country is this? Uruguay Ecuador Venezuela Paraguay Homepage

  50. Which country is this? Paraguay Columbia Bolivia Peru Homepage