Today we finished going over colonization and moved onto some physical characteristics of Latin America. We then discussed three natural disasters that affect the area: earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis.
PowerPoint- Natural Disasters
You can read this article on Haiti and answer questions 3-6 on the handout above for extra credit!
You can also see the movie The Impossible and write 1-2 paragraphs on how it shows human-environment interaction for extra credit.
HOMEWORK: Read this article on migration in Latin America. You do NOT have to answer the questions at the end- we will discuss those next class.