South America: What in the World Mysteries are deductive reasoning activities about all the countries of South America.
This file contains twelve mysteries and their answers. Each mystery is based on a country in South America. Topics include:
-The presidential palace of Argentina
-The Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia
-Biribol, a sport from Brazil
-The Atacama Desert of Chile
-The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador
-The hoatzin, or national bird, of Guyana
-Where does Paraguay get its name?
-The Incas of Peru
-The Dutch heritage of Suriname
-A national dish of Uruguay
-Angel Falls in Venezuela
These mystery activities require practically no teacher preparation. Just open the file and go!
If your students can play "I Spy" or "20 Questions" they will pick up the rules to this cooperative game in no time.
Let the detective fun begin!
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What in the World Mysteries by Patricia Potts is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License