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Atlantic and Pacific Regions

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The past few weeks of Summer School have been focused on two main geographic, cultural and ocean regions: the Atlantic and Pacific. We expanded previously discussed topics, as well as introduced new ones. These are some of the main themes we’ve covered for each:

Atlantic:

  • Atlantic Ocean (location on world map)
  • Caribbean Islands (names and locations)
  • Native tribes
  • Myths, Legends and local Folktales
  • European exploration/settlement
  • Cultural diversity, languages, traditions
  • Tropical region, plants, animals, habitats
  • Coastal/Island living
  • Hurricanes
  • Popular travel destination & Tourism
  • Sea life, recreation, conservation

Pacific:

  • Pacific Ocean (location on world map)
  • Polynesian Islands (names and locations)
  • Native tribes & Ancestors
  • Myths, Legends and local Folktales
  • Similarities and differences between Hawaiian and Maori people
  • Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Tsunamis
  • Our ideas of paradise influenced by tropical islands
  • The Galapagos Islands
Taken at La'ie Point shore while we vacationed in Hawaii

Taken at La’ie Point shore while vacationing in Hawaii

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3 comments on “Atlantic and Pacific Regions

  1. thehomeschoolmomblog
    June 23, 2014

    Awesome! I hope you had fun!

    • Sofia
      June 25, 2014

      Yes, we are really enjoying Summer School. There are so many topics you can connect with these themes that it offers many opportunities for lessons and they can easily be expanded and continued into older grades. Hope you are enjoying your Summer Fun too!

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