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Central America Powerpoint


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A brief overview of Central American countries

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Central America Powerpoint

  1. 1. Central America <ul><li>By Kelsey Winkler </li></ul><ul><li>ED205-05 </li></ul>Next
  2. 2. Central American Countries About the Author Resources Concept Map Central America Quit
  3. 3. Concept Map Quit Main
  4. 4. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Kelsey Winkler. I am 18 years old, and am a sophomore at Grand Valley State University. I am majoring in Spanish, minoring in English with an emphasis on Secondary Education. I enjoy reading, writing and speaking Spanish and learning about other countries. </li></ul>Quit Main Contact Me
  5. 5. Central America <ul><li>Panama </li></ul><ul><li>Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Belize </li></ul><ul><li>Nicaragua </li></ul><ul><li>El Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>Guatemala </li></ul><ul><li>Honduras </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul>Quit Main
  6. 6. Mexico <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Mexico City </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  7. 7. Mexico: Art <ul><li>Famous Artists: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo (husband and wife) </li></ul>Diego Rivera was most famous for his murals. Frida Kahlo was most famous for her self-portraits. Quit Main Mexican Cumbia: How to Dance the Cumbia Mexico
  8. 8. Mexico: Places to Go/Tourism Palace of Fine Arts Chichén-Itzá Pyramid in Mexico A Mayan Pyramid Teotihuacán –Pyramid of the Sun and temples along the Avenue of the Dead Quit Main Mexico
  9. 9. Panama <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Panama City </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  10. 10. Panama: Places to Go/Tourism Pearl Islands Panama Canal Petroglyph Rock Still unidentified Exactly what is written On the rock Crater Valley (El Valle de Antón) Quit Main Panama
  11. 11. Panama: Art <ul><li>Ruben Blades: Salsa Singer </li></ul>These baskets are made by the Wounaan and Emberá Indian women, using fibers from the nahuala plant and chunga palm that grow in the Darién Rainforest Chacara Bags made by Ngobe and Bugle made from fiber of the wild pineapple plant Emberá Mask Quit Main Panama
  12. 12. Costa Rica <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: San José </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main Clay-Colored Robin: National Bird of Costa Rica
  13. 13. Costa Rica: Art <ul><li>Costa Rican Swing </li></ul>Francisco Amighetti 1907-? Francisco Amighetti is a painter/engraver whose family is originally from Italy. Born in 1907, he was influenced by the surrealism movement Quit Main Costa Rica
  14. 14. Costa Rica: Places to Go/Tourism Parque Nacional Tortuguera Witches Rock: Famous Surf Spot Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica Barra Honda National Park: Cave with several dwellings all created by limestone Quit Main Costa Rica
  15. 15. Belize <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Belmopan </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main National Flower of Belize: Black Orchid
  16. 16. Belize: Places to Go/Tourism Xunantunich, Belize Mayan Pyramid Community Baboon Sanctuary Half Moon Caye Natural Monument Quit Main Belize
  17. 17. Belize: Art In 1983, the García Sisters of Belize discovered slate stone and carved a whale into A piece of the stone. Not until years later did they discover that this was considered art. Now they have their works of art displayed in the Tanah Museum of Art. Quit Main Belize
  18. 18. El Salvador <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: San Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  19. 19. EL Salvador: Places to Go/Tourism San Vicente Volcano Metropolitana Catedral de San Salvador Lake Coatepeque Quit Main El Salvador
  20. 20. El Salvador: Art <ul><li>Cesar Menéndez: Surrealist Artist </li></ul>Quit Main El Salvador
  21. 21. Honduras <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital:Tegucigalpa </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  22. 22. Honduras: Art Guayabal Dance Troupe specializes in traditional dances of Honduras Leonel Cerrato (1946- ) is most known for his murals during the Nicaraguan Revolution Quit Main Honduras
  23. 23. Honduras: Places to Go/Tourism San Fernando de Omoa Fortress Quit Main Anthony’s Key, Roatán Pico Bonito National Park Honduras
  24. 24. Nicaragua <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Managua </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  25. 25. Nicaragua: Places to Go/Tourism Moskito Cays, once a pirate hide out, now a popular tourist attraction San Ramón, Ometepe Quit Main La Merced Church in Léon, built by the Spaniards, completed in 1662 Nicaragua
  26. 26. Nicaragua: Art Naturaleza Muerta(1981) Armando Morales (1927- ) Painted by Manuel García Moia Traditional Nicaraguan Dance Quit Main Nicaragua
  27. 27. Guatemala <ul><li>Places to Go/Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Guatemala City </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Quit Main
  28. 28. Guatemala: Places to Go/Tourism Nakbé, Mid Preclassic palace remains, Mirador Basin, Petén, Guatemala Capuchinas Convent in Antigua, Guatemala Tikal Temple Quit Main Guatemala
  29. 29. Guatemala: Art Nicho-Nubes by Rodlfo Abularach(1933- ) Guatemalan Art consists of everything From jade artwork, wood work, metal work Guatemala Video Quit Main Guatemala
  30. 30. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Antigua: A Multitude of Languages, Handicrafts, and Cultures. Aims Multimedia. 1999.unitedstreaming. 31 July 2008 <> </li></ul>Quit Main