Monday, May 23, 2016

Geography Monday: Panama

This week our travels bring us to Panama!

Here are some things that we learned this week:

1.  The Panama Canal took 10 years and $380,000,000 to build.  39 ships pass through the canal daily with an average cost of $54,000.

2.  Panama is an isthmus.  Meaning it is a narrow strip of land that is bordered on both sides with water, that connect 2 larger bodies of land.

We also added these books to our study.

by Margaret Read MacDonald

Welcome to Panama
by Ronald Tan

Lego Panama Canal.

You can go HERE to see the other books that we use.

Stay tuned for next weeks adventures as we travel to Puerto Rico!


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