5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- natural resources
- vegetation in tropical wet climates?
- one-resource economy
- resources found in Middle America?
- a a strip of land with water on both sides; joins 2 larger bodies of water. Ex: Central America
- b 1) Middle America: lots of minerals 2) Mexico: minerals, oil, natural gas, trees/lumber 3) Central America: coffee, cotton, sugar cane, bananas
- c things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
- d exotic vegetation that needs hot, humid weather, such as bananas, cacao, sugar cane, rice
- e a country's economy based almost completely on 1 resource or crop
5 Multiple choice questions
- coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
- Mexico and Central America
- electric power made by rushing water
- a raised area of flat land
- Mountains, pampas, rain forest. Andes - 2nd highest in the world; pampas - Argentina and Uruguay; Amazon River Rainforest = 1/3 of S. America.
5 True/False questions
What landforms are in Mexico and Central America? → mountains and plateaus; Mexico's central plateau has most of its people; between 2 mountains. Central America is an isthmus
climate affects vegetation? → tropical wet with hot, humid, rainy weather year-round; tropical wet and dry with hot weather, but shorter rainy season; Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay = humid sub-tropical climate: hot, wet summers + cool, damp winters. Patagonia - colder and dry.
climates in Latin America → tropical wet with hot, humid, rainy weather year-round; tropical wet and dry with hot weather, but shorter rainy season; Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay = humid sub-tropical climate: hot, wet summers + cool, damp winters. Patagonia - colder and dry.
diversify → warming in ocean waters on the west coast of S. America. Causes floods, droughts, and drives away fish. Felt around the world.
What landforms are in the Caribbean? → coral and underwater mountains. Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Cuba are underwater mountains. Other, smaller islands are made of coral (skeletons of tine sea animals formed together).