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Lesson overview:What is South America like?

  • Fourth largest continent.
  • Contains the longest river, highest waterfall, and the longest mountain range
  • Contains the world's largest rainforest (the Amazon rainforest).
  • Key landmarks
  • Population of 422 million
  • Fourth largest continent.
  • Contains the longest river, highest waterfall, and the longest mountain range
  • Contains the world's largest rainforest (the Amazon rainforest).
  • Key landmarks
  • Population of 422 million

In this lesson we are going to be virtually flying to South America which is in the southern hemisphere. First we will be filling our brains with facts about the population and how many countries are in South America. Then we will be learning about the physical features on this continent. It has lots of different elements! We will then be looking more in depth into the Amazon rainforest which is located in this wonderful continent.