Did you know…?

Skiddaw class have been loving finding out lots of facts about South America in Geography. We have concentrated on learning about famous physical and human features in this continent. Many begin with A – the Atacama desert, the Amazon River and Rainforest and the Andes mountain range too.

Here are a few of our interesting facts…

Did you know…

…that the Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world? LK

…that the Amazon River begins in the Andes mountains? KH

…that the Amazon River is over 4000miles long and has 200 tributaries? EP HW

…that in the Atacama Desert people can catch fog? IC

…that the lichen on the cacti catches drops of water from the fog? PBT