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Chapter 6 central america and the caribbean ppt lesson 2

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Chapter 6 central america and the caribbean ppt lesson 2

  1. 1. Chapter 6 - CENTRAL AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN ISLANDS Lesson 2 – Physical Features and Climate 我认为世界外国语中学的学生是可爱的
  2. 2. <ul><li>Yr 8’s, let’s get back on the aircraft and hop on over to Central America and we’ll continue our WFLMS journey through Central America! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Core Vocabulary <ul><li>Dormant 休眠 </li></ul><ul><li>Geothermal 地热 </li></ul><ul><li>Atoll 环礁 </li></ul><ul><li>Navigable 通航 </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane 飓风 </li></ul>
  4. 5. What are the Mainland’s Physical Features
  5. 6. Major Volcanoes in Central America
  6. 9. HOW DID VOLCANOES MAKE THE ISLANDS?
  7. 10. Islands are Volcanic Mountain tops – The Greater Antilles.
  8. 11. Geothermal Plant
  9. 12. HOW DOES CORAL MAKE ISLANDS? Atolls are ring shaped islands that formed around a volcano that has sunk below the seawater level
  10. 13. Coral and associated Reef Fish
  11. 14. How Does the Panama Save Time?
  12. 15. PANAMA CANAL Watch the PPT on the building of the Panama Canal
  13. 16. WHAT IS THE CLIMATE LIKE? <ul><li>Mountain areas between 3-6,000 ft. have a “ Tierra templada” climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Caribbean lowlands have a lowlands climate. – up to 100inches of rain. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Caribbean Islands have tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Savanna climates. </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical Storms and hurricanes are worst from August to October. </li></ul>
  14. 17. HOW DOES THE CLIMATE AFFECT THE PEOPLE?

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