South America Economy

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South America Economy

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  1. The Americas

    Slide 1 - The Americas

    • Canada and Mexico
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Physical Geography
    • Big Idea: How can you use the 5 themes of geography to learn about The Americas?
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
    • Physical Geography
    • History, Culture Religion
    • Economy and Current Events
  2. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s):

    • What drives the economy in South America?
    • What natural resources does South America have?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain how people of South America earn a living.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 - The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Economy

    Slide 3 - Economy

    • The economy is affected by:
    • Land use
    • Natural Resources
    • Industry
    • Agriculture
    • Exports and Imports
  4. Economic Regions

    Slide 4 - Economic Regions

    • This map summarizes the exports that yield the most money in each region.
  5. Brazil

    Slide 5 - Brazil

    • Mining
    • Manufacturing
    • Farming
    • Coffee
    • Oranges
    • Tourism
    • 2016 Summer Olympics
    • Amazon Rainforest Deforestation
  6. Argentina

    Slide 6 - Argentina

    • Beef and beef products - #1 export
    • Farming and Ranching
    • Gauchos (cowhands)
    • Natural Resources – Andes Mountains
    • Zinc, iron, copper, oil
    • Gauchos – National Symbol
  7. Chili

    Slide 7 - Chili

    • World’s biggest producer of copper
    • 3rd largest wine exporter
    • Apples, corn, sugarcane, fishing
  8. Copper Production Comparison

    Slide 8 - Copper Production Comparison

  9. Why might the United States be the largest receiver of South American Oil exports?

    Slide 9 - Why might the United States be the largest receiver of South American Oil exports?

    • Oil Exports
  10. What factors should be studied when you look at a countries economy?

    Slide 10 - What factors should be studied when you look at a countries economy?

    • Natural Resources
    • Industry
    • Agriculture
    • Imports
    • Exports
    • All of the above
    • Quick Check
  11. What factors should be studied when you look at a countries economy?

    Slide 11 - What factors should be studied when you look at a countries economy?

    • Natural Resources
    • Industry
    • Agriculture
    • Imports
    • Exports
    • All of the above
    • Quick Check
  12. Quick Check

    Slide 12 - Quick Check

    • Which country in South America is know for mining copper?
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Chili
  13. Quick Check

    Slide 13 - Quick Check

    • Which country in South America is know for mining copper?
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Chili
  14. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 14 - Essential Question(s):

    • What drives the economy in South America?
    • What natural resources does South America have?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain how people of South America earn a living.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.4 - The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Review Objectives
  15. Looking Ahead

    Slide 15 - Looking Ahead

    • Rio de Janeiro Olympics
    • Review the Americas!