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GeographyLower Secondary (Key Stage 3)

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What do you know about Argentina?

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In which continent is Argentina?
South America

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Location and Basic Facts:
Argentina is a country located in South America, bordered by Chile to the west, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

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The official language of Argentina is Spanish.

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The capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires, which is also the largest city in the country.

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Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world by land area.

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What are the three largest countries by population?

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The Andes Mountains:
 The western border of Argentina is formed by the Andes, which is the longest mountain range in the world. The Andes Mountains are known for their stunning peaks, including Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas.

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How high is Aconcagua?

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The central part of Argentina consists of vast grassy plains called the Pampas. The Pampas are known for their fertile soil, which makes them ideal for agriculture. They are famous for cattle ranching and grain production.

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In the southern part of Argentina, you'll find a region called Patagonia. It is characterized by diverse landscapes, including deserts, grasslands, forests, and mountains. Patagonia is known for its unique wildlife, such as penguins, seals, and whales.

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Iguazu Falls
Located in the northeast, on the border with Brazil, the Iguazu Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. It is a series of massive waterfalls surrounded by lush rainforest.

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Paraná River

1. How long is the Paraná River
2. Into which ocean does the river empty?

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Paraná River answers

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Lake Argentino
Rio de la Plata

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Find two facts about Lake Argentino and two facts about the Rio de la Plata

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Argentina has a diverse climate due to its large size and varying geographical features.

1. What is the climate like in the North?
2. What is the climate like in the south?
3. Why are they so different?

In the north, near the border with Brazil, the climate is tropical, with hot and humid summers and mild winters.
In the central region, including Buenos Aires, the climate is temperate, with hot summers and cool winters.
Patagonia in the south has a cold and windy climate, with snowy winters and cool summers.

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Which climatic region in Argentina would you want to live and why? North, Central or South.

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- Argentina is home to a wide range of plant and animal species due to its diverse ecosystems.
- The country has several national parks and reserves to protect its biodiversity. For example, the Nahuel Huapi National Park in Patagonia is known for its stunning landscapes and wildlife.

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Research either the Condor or the Jaguar and share your discoveries here:

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Tell me three things you learned about Argentina...

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Ask one question you have about Argentina...

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This week completed homework will earn you 5 house points!

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Argentine Tango!

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Please send a video of you dancing to Margo

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