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  1. 3 regions of Latin America?
  2. natural resources
  3. What landforms are in Mexico and Central America?
  4. climates in Latin America
  5. resources found in Middle America?
  1. a 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.
  2. b 1) Middle America: lots of minerals 2) Mexico: minerals, oil, natural gas, trees/lumber 3) Central America: coffee, cotton, sugar cane, bananas
  3. c things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
  4. d mountains and plateaus; Mexico's central plateau has most of its people; between 2 mountains. Central America is an isthmus
  5. e 1) Mexico and Central America 2) Caribbean 3) South America

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. warm, wet climates = lush vegetation; cold, dry climates = very little vegetation
  2. Western hemisphere; south of United States
  3. Provide transportation; food from fishing; hydroelectric power. Needed for transportation b/c hard to build roads due to mountains and rural area.
  4. minerals, oil, trees, lumber, fish, coffee, wheat, sugar cane, cotton, rice
  5. Mexico and Central America

5 True/False questions

  1. economywarming in ocean waters on the west coast of S. America. Causes floods, droughts, and drives away fish. Felt around the world.

          

  2. isthmusa strip of land with water on both sides; joins 2 larger bodies of water. Ex: Central America

          

  3. What is Latin America doing to solve this?L. American countries are trying to diversify economies. Building factories to make other products to sell; encouraging other jobs, such as farming other crops rather than relying on only one.

          

  4. factors affecting climate?warm, wet climates = lush vegetation; cold, dry climates = very little vegetation

          

  5. diversifythe ways that goods and services are produced and made available to people

          

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