Chile By Bronwyn!! Briony!


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This is a pupil presentation called the S1 Citizenship Challenge. 2010 the theme was Latin America. Pupils of S1 Hamilton Grammar were assigned a country to research and present back. The class winners progress to the Year Group Final. This was exemplified as good practice for Curriculum for Excellence when it was S1 African Adventure.

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Chile By Bronwyn!! Briony!

  1. 1. 1P4 Mr. McGowan! Briony & Bronwyn
  2. 2. <ul><li>Capital City- Santiago </li></ul><ul><li>Other Major Cities –Antofagasta, Viña del Mar </li></ul><ul><li>Currency- Peso </li></ul><ul><li>Main Products-Beans, copper, coal, fish </li></ul><ul><li>Flag-----------  </li></ul><ul><li>Religions- 80% Roman Catholics, 1% Islam, 1.4% Protestant. </li></ul><ul><li>Language- Spanish </li></ul>Chile
  3. 3. <ul><li>SOS Children in Villages </li></ul><ul><li>The charity began its work in Chile over thirty years ago in 1965. Today, there are thirteen SOS children's Villages and numerous associated welfare, educational and medical facilities serving the needs of vulnerable people in the neighbourhood communities. </li></ul>Charity
  4. 4. <ul><li>The first European to visit what is now Chile was the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who landed at Chile Island following his voyage, in 1520, through the strait that now bears his name. The region was then known to its native population as Tchili, a Native American word meaning &quot;snow.&quot; At the same ability. </li></ul><ul><li>time of Magellan's visit, most of Chile south of the Rapel River was dominated by the Araucanians, a Native American tribe remarkable for its fighting </li></ul>History!
  5. 5. <ul><li>With its wildlife, Nature has given Chile a diversity of plant and animal life which is possibly more varied than in any other country on the planet, as the climate and geography changes so spectacularly from desert to Antarctic in the length of the country. </li></ul>Wildlife!
  6. 6. <ul><li>1 January: New Year. March/April (variable): Good Friday, Easter 1 May: Labour Day. 21 May: Glory of the Navy. June (variable): Corpus Christi. 29 June: Saint Peter and Saint Paul. 15 August: Ascension of the Virgin Mary. 1st Monday in September: Day of the National Reconciliation. 18 September: Independence Day. 19 September: Glories of the Army. 12 October: Discovery of America. 1 November: All Hallows. 8 December: Immaculate Conception. 25 December: Christmas Day. </li></ul>Holidays!
  7. 7. <ul><li>Easter Island Easter Island is one of the world's most famous, but least visited, archaeological sites - a small, hilly, now treeless island of volcanic origin, adorned with scores of strange statues. </li></ul>Landmarks
  8. 8. <ul><li>Isabel Parra (born 1939) is a famous Chilean singer-songwriter and interpreter of Latin American musical folklore . </li></ul>Pedro de Valdivia Original Spanish conquistador, arrived in 1540 and founded Santiago in 1541. Leonor Varela Palma (born December 29, 1972) is a Chilean actress , spokesperson , and model . Leonor plays the character Cleopatra in the 1999 film Cleopatra . She also has actively participated in various ecological causes such as &quot;Save Whales Again&quot; . Famos People
  9. 9. <ul><li>There are more than 2,00 0 volcanoes in Chile, of which 50 are actually active. </li></ul><ul><li>Chile is the second-largest producer of salmon in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Chile provides North America with almost 15 percent of all its fruit sales during the months of November through April. </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer is Chile's national sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Chile is the home of two Nobel Prize winning poets, Gabriela Mistral(1945), and Pablo Neruda(1971). </li></ul>The Facts
  10. 10. Where Is Chile ?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Hope You Enjoyed our presentation!! </li></ul><ul><li>Now we will do a quiz </li></ul>T h e E n d !
  12. 12. <ul><li>What is the capital of Chile? </li></ul><ul><li>How many volcanoes are in Chile? </li></ul><ul><li>When was SOS children in villages? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is Chile ? </li></ul><ul><li>What language is spoken in Chile ? </li></ul>Pop Quiz !!
  13. 13. <ul><li>Chile has recently suffered from an earthquake. </li></ul><ul><li>If you can please help  </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Catch ye Boii!!  </li></ul>