Did you know that 1 out of every 4 roses sold in the U.S. comes from Ecuador? Or that it is the only country named after a geographic feature?
Explore the cultural heritage of this unique country with the 13-page book, SNAPSHOTS OF ECUADOR. Each page focuses on a different aspect of Ecuadorian culture and includes the following topics:
-Ecuador's location on the world map,
-Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World) Monument,
-Andean condor (national bird),
-Galapagos Giant Tortoise,
-Currency (U.S. dollars),
-Roses and bananas (world’s largest exporter of both),
-Panama hats (They originated in Ecuador.),
-Common Quechuan phrases, and
-Do You Know Ecuador? crossword puzzle.
Technical Info: The book is in PDF format, illustrated with original, high-resolution images.
NOTE: If you are as fascinated with Ecuador as I was, check out the DISCOVER ECUADOR BUNDLE, which includes the SNAPSHOTS book, plus activities about the Galapagos Island, hemispheres and the equator, using the scientific method, and more. Add even more hands-on learning to your theme with the TEACHING WITH TOOBS: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS set.