¿Cuánto sabes de…? ECUADOR ¿Dónde está Ecuador? A C B D ¿Dónde está Ecuador? A C B D How large is Ecuador compared to Illinois? ? Ecuador is almost twice as large as Illinois. How large is Ecuador’s population compared to that of Illinois? ? 13.112.000 12.482.000
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(2001 estimate)Ecuador’s population is about the same as that of Illinois.
Spanish - ~ 73% Illinois?
(I knew that!!)
Quichua (~13%) -- “Pagui!”
Quechua – “Pachi!”What languages are spoken in Ecuador?
Quito (population 1.9 million)
Hey, I knew that, too!
What is the unit of currency? Illinois?
The national currency since 2000: “Ecuador will gradually replace its currency with the U.S. dollar to stabilize the Andean nation's economy and prevent hyperinflation” --http://www.rose-hulman.edu /~delacova/ecuador/dollar.htm
The sucre – the former
Charles Darwin arrived in the Galapagos Islands in 1835 aboard the ship, “The Beagle.” He studied and noted the similarities and differences of the flora and fauna. He concluded that the species, to survive, would gradually alter based on environmental conditions. After 20 years of his life gathering supporting evidence, Darwin published "The Origin of the Species by Natural Selection“ in 1859.
The Galapagos tortoise is the largest living tortoise. It can weigh over 500 pounds and measure 6 feet from head to tail. It is a very slow-moving animal, moving only 0.16 miles per hour (less than 15 ft per minute).
Who was Oswaldo Guayasamín? Illinois?
Famous South American artist
Painter, sculptor, muralist
Many works featured cubist style
What is Illinois?trekking?
What are Illinois?tejidos and who makes them?