Chapter 6 central america and the caribbean ppt lesson 4

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Chapter 6 central america and the caribbean ppt lesson 4

  1. 1. Chapter 6 - CENTRAL AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN ISLANDS Lesson 4 – ECONOMY and ENVIRONMENT 我认为世界外国语中学的学生是可爱的
  2. 2. <ul><li>Yr 8’s, Next Monday you will have the a test on Central America! </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 27 th December </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lesson 4 Questions !
  4. 4. Lesson Question 1 <ul><li>1.What are the natural resources in </li></ul><ul><li>Central America? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lesson Questions <ul><li>1.What are the natural resources in </li></ul><ul><li>Central America? </li></ul><ul><li>2.What are some Central American </li></ul><ul><li>Industries ? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lesson Questions <ul><li>1.What are the natural resources in </li></ul><ul><li>Central America? </li></ul><ul><li>2.What are some Central American </li></ul><ul><li>Industries ? </li></ul><ul><li>3.What are some Industries in the </li></ul><ul><li>Caribbean? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lesson Questions <ul><li>1.What are the natural resources in </li></ul><ul><li>Central America? </li></ul><ul><li>2.What are some Central American </li></ul><ul><li>Industries ? </li></ul><ul><li>3.What are some Industries in the </li></ul><ul><li>Caribbean? </li></ul><ul><li>4.What Are the Environmental Challenges ? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Core Vocabulary <ul><li>Subsistence Farming 自给农业 </li></ul><ul><li>Overdevelopment 过度开发 </li></ul><ul><li>Scuba dive 潜水 </li></ul><ul><li>Snorkel 浮潜 </li></ul><ul><li>Mahogany 桃花心木 </li></ul><ul><li>Balsa 筏 </li></ul><ul><li>Teak 柚木 </li></ul><ul><li>tobacco 烟草 </li></ul><ul><li>Cuban cigars 古巴雪茄 </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1.What are the natural resources in Central America ? P.153
  10. 10. Snorkeling
  11. 11. Scuba & Snorkeling
  12. 12. TEAK Trees and furniture
  13. 13. Teak decking on a Yacht – water resistant and strong
  14. 14. Mahogany Tree felling
  15. 15. Mahogany furniture
  16. 17. Balsa wood used in Toy Planes
  17. 19. Balsa used in making the KonTiki
  18. 20. The KonTiki Expedition
  19. 21. What are some Central American Industries ? P.153 Many people in Guatemala are Subsistence farmers
  20. 22. Subsistence Farming
  21. 23. Plantation Farming
  22. 24. Cuban Tobacco and Cigars
  23. 26. 3.What are some Industries in the Caribbean? P.154
  24. 27. Coconut Plantations
  25. 29. 4. What are the Environmental Challenges? Puerto Rico Legislative Building
  26. 30. 4.What Are the Environmental Challenges ?
  27. 32. Pollution and the tourist industry don’t mix!
  28. 33. Honduras is a country that is slightly larger than the size of Tennessee, and the capital city is Tegucigalpa. There are many Mayan ruins that can be found in Honduras. There are 7,833,696 people who live in Honduras, and these people speak Spanish. Because of the location, Honduras is often hard hit by hurricanes. One of the worst was Hurricane Mitch in 1998 which killed 5,600 people.
  29. 34. In Honduras, you will find most people eating beans , tomatoes, corn, and peppers. Rice is also commonly served with every meal. Because of Honduras’ long Carribbean coastline, there is a lot of seafood eaten. A very popular dish is called baleada, which is a wheat tortilla stuffed with cheese and beans.
  30. 35. <ul><li>What is the capital city of Honduras? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tegucigalpa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What natural disaster is common in Honduras? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricanes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is a balleada? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A wheat tortilla stuffed with cheese and beans </li></ul></ul>
  31. 36. Nicaragua is a country about the size of New York state and the capital is Managua. 5,891,199 people live in Nicaragua, and 97.5% of these people speak Spanish. Because of a recent civil war, hurricanes, and other issues, Nicaragua is the poorest nation in Central America. The average family makes $2,800 a year—that is $7.61 a day!
  32. 37. In Nicaragua, rice and beans are a staple food. Besides that, many people enjoy what is called nacatamales. A nacatamal is a dough which is made with grinded corn and butter. This is then filled up with small slices of pork or chicken, rice, potatoes, tomatoes, onion, sweet pepper. This mixture is packed in plantain tree leaves (which are not edible) and then tightened with a small thread. It is boiled for five hours. To eat it, Nicaraguans take it out of the leaves and enjoy !
  33. 38. <ul><li>What is the capital city of Nicaragua ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Managua </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is the yearly income for an average Nicaraguan family? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$2,800 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is a popular Nicaraguan food dish? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nacatamales </li></ul></ul>
  34. 39. Don’t forget the test next Monday

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