Using this following
website, look at the map of North America and answer the
1. Name the
mountain range that extends from the United States of America and into
2. What is the
gulf that is located between Mexico and the United States?
3. What two oceans
border the eastern and western shores of North America?
4. What is the
mountain range that is located along the east coast of the United
Using this following
website, answer the following questions.
5. Name the
mountain range that is located along the western coast of South America.
6. Name the
longest river in the South America.
7. Click on the country
map of Brazil at the bottom of the map of South America. Name two
geographic features shown on the map of Brazil.
8. Name one of the
archipelagos off the coast of South America. (An archipelago is a group
of islands surrounded by a large body of water.)
website about Mexico, answer the following questions.
9. What is the
climate of Mexico?
10. How many
kilometers of coastline does Mexico have?
11. What natural
resources are found in Mexico?
website about Canada, answer the following questions.
12. What is the
climate of Canada?
13. Canada is the
second largest country in the World. What is the largest country in the
14. What are the
natural resources found in Canada?
Look at this
map of Central America:
15. What is the
name of the sea that borders both Central and South America?
16. Locate a
man-made feature in Panama? What is this called? How do you think
it impacts trade in the Western Hemisphere?
Challenge yourself to discover the effects of geography on
17. How does the
climate of Mexico differ from that of Canada?
18. How does the
climate of a country impact upon the way people live?
bodies of water (oceans, gulfs, lakes, rivers and seas) are shared by
several countries in North, Central and South America. How does this
impact transportation between countries?
20. How might sharing a
body of water impact on the way countries get along and depend upon each
21. What do you
think might happen if one country pollutes a body of water that it
shares with another country?
Extension Activity: Mexico