Social Studies 6 April 7, 2020

Posted: April 7, 2020

Hey everyone! Today you are going to begin to take a look at the physical geography of South America.  My email is should you run into any problems.  All of the answers to your questions are directly stated in the text…so read closelyJ

Daily task: To learn about the physical geography/mountains and highlands of South America.


1.     Go to the following link:

2.     Make sure to preview the entire text before you read.  Look at the map, pictures and scroll all the way to the bottom of the web page to see if anything catches your eye. 

3.     Once you’ve taken a peek around, begin and read only the first section that gives a general description of South America’s physical geography as well as the second section that describes Mountains and Highlands. ****Stop when you get to River Basins.



See if you can find the answers to the following questions as you read.

1.     How large is South America compared to other continents?

2.     Name some of the biomes of South America.

3.     What is the highest peak in the Andes?