South America is linked to North America by the slender Isthmus of Panama. These two continents weren’t at all times linked; they came together only three million years ago. South America is the fourth-largest continent and extends from the sunny beaches of the Caribbean Sea to thefrigidwaters close to the Antarctic Circle. Landforms and all kinds ofvegetationcan be discovered inside its boundaries.
These tectonic plates rest upon the convecting mantle, which causes them to move. The actions of these plates can account for noticeable geologic occasions similar to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and more delicate but chic occasions, just like the constructing of mountains. Teach your students about plate tectonics using these classroom resources.