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Learning Around the Globe
Transcript of Learning Around the Globe
Brazil covers 47% of South America
Learning Across the Globe
We will be exploring Cape Town and St. Lucia where Ms . Wallace visited last summer. Discussing the climate, animals and culture of these places. Exploring new places and being in new environments becomes an unforgettable learning experience. Lets begin!
Welcome to Our Class
In this classroom we will be exploring places around the world, starting with our class in Santa Barbara , California
Welcome to Italy
Cape Town is known for its harbor as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, the well-known landmarks here are Table Mountain and Cape Point.
In Cape town the climate is Mediterranean with moderately wet winters and dry summers. It also can be very windy because of the high pressure system that sits in the south Atlantic.
VIDEOS from South Africa
Rome is the capital and largest city in Italy.
Venice actually consists of 118 bodies of land connected by more than 400 bridges over its 150 canals. The Grand Canal is like main street, cutting through the center of the city
Bem Vindo a Brasil! Welcome to Brazil!
Ms. Conlon lived for 6 months in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last year! Let's learn more about the largest South American county!
Game reserves also known as Safari are present here in St. Lucia and the weather is similar to Cape Town but less wind.
Venice is the world's only pedestrian city. Its small, traffic-free streets along the winding canals make for great walking. You'll find many magnificent churches and palaces, lively squares, and interesting shops.
It is the famed city of the Roman Empire, the Seven Hills, La Dolce Vita (the sweet life), The Vatican City and Three Coins in the Fountain.
Weather: Venice has relatively temperate climate. July and August are the warmest months and the most humid. Winters, typically from December to March, are relatively cool and often rainy..
The animals you see at the game reserve are very different from the zoo in that they are in their natural habitat. This also means you are a strange guest to them and must be both cautious and aware.
16 cities with over 1 million people!!
The Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest covers an incredible 2.5 million square miles home to 20-40 million different types of species,
The Amazon River
The second longest river in the world. accounts for approximately one-fifth of the world's total river flow.
Ethnically Diverse Peoples
Yes, even Giselle Bundchen is Brazilian
The people who live in Cape Town are very diverse and their are several languages spoken.
43% speak Afrikaans
28% speak English
23% speak IsiZulu
6% speak other
Italy is a large country in Southern Europe.
Together with Greece, it is considered the birthplace of Western Culture.
Italy, which is boot-shaped, is situated in the Mediterranean Sea.
Italian is the official language spoken by the majority of the population, One of the best ways to connect with Italians is to learn a little bit of the language:
During Ms. Ramirez's trip, she visited Rome and Venice.
Rio De Janiero
How to say:
Hello -> Ola, Oi
Good bye ----> Tchau
How are you? -----> Tudo bem?
Thank you -------> Obrigado/a
My name is ____ -----> Meu nome e _______
I am from _____ -----> Eu sou de _______
"please is per favore, "thank you" is grazie,
"you're welcome" is prego, and "excuse me" is scusi
listen to what it sounds like!
Music and Dance
Brazil is famous for its music. Two most famous styles are Bossa Nova and Samba
Together we will explore as much of the world as possible, while learning how to present and discuss our experiences as a classroom
Rome enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate. Spring (March to June ) and early Autumn (September and October) are the best times to visit Rome, with lovely blue skies and mild temperatures. November and December are the wettest months.
Rome itself is a blend of artistic and architectural masterpieces, classical ruins, and extravagant baroque churches and piazzas
The charm Venetian culture is best experienced during the marvelous carnivals that are the highlight of local life. The program consists of concerts, balls, theater performances with masked participants.
The Vatican City is the world's smallest state and is located entirely within Rome.
'The Girl from Ipanema' is a famous Bossa Nova song
Let's explore Rome and Venice!
Brazil was colonized by the Portuguese who were a Catholic people. To this day the Catholic religion has strong roots.
One of the most iconic images of Brazil is the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro
Now it's your turn!
Are you from a different country?
What countries have visited before?
What countries would you like to visit?
The largest Japanese community outside Japan is
in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(this is the family Ms, Conlon lived with)
Brazil''s National Sport is Soccer. Brazilians call it, "futbol"
They will he hosting the World Cup in 2014
Music and Dance
you can hear a contemporary Samba song right now!
Samba music was inspred by West African rhythm and drumbeats. It is infectious and you can help but dance!