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Chabot College - Geography 5 - Fall 1999
Unit E - Latin America
DATE DUE: 10/21 NOT ACCEPTED AFTER: 10/25
Video Programs 14, 15, 16

 Assignment E  Middle America: Collision of Cultures
 Video Programs:  14, 15, 16 - Submit Video Questions
 Video Study Guide (yellow)
The Power of Place: World Regional Geography
Preview Question 2 p. 122 & 3 p. 140; Test your understanding 1 p. 125 & 4 p. 136; Map exercise 1 p.125; Map exercise 1 p.136; Map exercise 1 p.143
 Text: Geography, Realms, Regions, and Concepts Chapters 4 & 5
 Text Study Guide (green) Geography, Realms, Regions, and Concepts For Quiz E: study the places mentioned in the videos, the countries of the both regions, and the following map constructions in Chapter 4 -1a & 1b; Chapter 5 -1a, 1c
(You don't hand these maps in, but do them for practice for the quiz)
(see below)
For assignment E you must submit the set of video questions (now available online) and the three map exercises and other questions from the Video Study Guide (yellow)- For the quiz, study map constructions and places mentioned in the videos.
 
In addition to the multiple choice & True/False Video questions I hand out in class,
you need to hand in the following maps and questions:
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Questions:
2 p. 122
What is the buying power of a Guatemalan Quetzal?
1. p125
List three factors which encourage or push migration from Mexico's "Hollow Core."
4. p136
Why has settlement in the Amazon Basin grown dramatically in the past 15 years?
3 p. 140
What are the characteristics of a Mega-City?
 
Use blank maps of Middle or South America from the yellow Video Study Guide:
 
1. p125 - Locate the following places:
Mexico City
Rio Grande River
Antigua, Guatemala
Cuba
Costa Rica
Monterrey, Mexico
Guatemala City
Sierra Madre Oriental
Sierra Madre Occidental
Barbados
Central Highlands
Mesa del Norte
Quiché District
Nicaragua
San Cristobal de las Casas
 
1. p136
Andes Mountains
Quito, Ecuador
Pará State, Brazil
Belém, Brazil
Amazon River
Baños, Ecuador
Amazonia
Bolivia
Ecuador
Brazil
Paragominas, Brazil
The Equator
1. p143
Brazil
Brasilia
Atacama Desert
Uruguay
Santiago
São Paulo
Chile
Andes Mountains
Argentina
Northeast Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Limari Valley
Peru Current
Chilean Coastal Range
 

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For the quiz, study places covered in the video, the countries of both regions, and the following map constructions in Chapters 4 & 5 of the green Textbook Study Guide:
 
Chapter 4
1a. Middle America's Water Bodies
1b. Middle America's Land Bodies and Features
 
Chapter 5
1a. South America's Rivers
1c. South America's Land Bodies and Features