Geography of Mexico and Central America DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC774000
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 25
Copyright: 2004

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This video focuses on the sensitive ecology and volatile geology of the region. Segments include:
  • The Landscape of Mexico and Central America: Mexico and the countries in Central America occupy a natural land bridge between the United States and South America.
  • Living With Natural Hazards: Subject to nature's worst, Mexico endures earthquakes, volcanoes, and the force of El Niño.
  • Guatemala's Coffee Economy: The cultivation of a small bean helps fuel an economy in the heart of Central America.
  • The Disappearing Forests of Panama: Deforestation, subsistence farming, and the Panama Canal are changing Panama's forests and threatening the habitat for plants and animals.