Panama By Joanne And Victoria

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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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Panama By Joanne And Victoria

  1. 1. S1 Americas Adventure Joanne and Victoria 1p4 Mr McGowan
  2. 2. Panama <ul><li>The capital city is Panama City or Panam á </li></ul><ul><li>Some other major cities are Colon, David and Las Tablas. </li></ul><ul><li>The language spoken is Spanish. </li></ul><ul><li>The main religion is </li></ul><ul><li>Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>The currency has balboas and centismos. </li></ul><ul><li>Panama produces things like hats, cigars and oil. </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>For the first 80 years that Panama was independent from Spain, it was part of Colombia. </li></ul><ul><li>During WWII, Panama was mainly controlled by the US. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life “ aggressive” “ Convenient” “ Gas Prices” “ tropical” “ Traffic” “ Paradise” Bad Things Good Things
  5. 5. Charity Projects <ul><li>The three top children’s charities are: </li></ul>Casa Esperanza Pro-Ninos Nutrehogar
  6. 6. Wildlife <ul><li>This is a spider monkey </li></ul><ul><li>from Panama. The Tail </li></ul><ul><li>acts as a fifth limb when the monkeys swing through the trees. Spider monkeys mainly eat fruits and seeds but also eat many other things including leaves and birds eggs. </li></ul>Tail
  7. 7. Terrain <ul><li>Panama is mostly made up of jaggy mountains. It also consists of plains, coastal areas and rolling hills. </li></ul>
  8. 8. L a n d m a r k s <ul><li>Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Madden Dam Darien National Park </li></ul><ul><li>Volcan Baru Panama Railroad </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous People <ul><li>Ruben Blades </li></ul><ul><li>Daphne Rubin Vega </li></ul>
  10. 10. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Panama is the furthest south country in Central America. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s real name is Republic of Panama </li></ul><ul><li>It has 10,000 different plant species. </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball, boxing and football are some of the most common sports. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Pictures

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