Hi! My name is Ms. Graham. I am a teacher at the Marymount School of New York. Join me as I investigate the effects of Masaya, an active volcano in Nicaragua!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Geography of Nicaragua


Good Morning! In preparation for my trip to Nicaragua on February 28th, I figured it would be helpful to start with some basic geography. Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, and is located just north of Costa Rica and south of Honduras. I'll be flying into the capital city, Managua, but will be studying the volcanoes in Masaya. Can you find both cities on the map? Hint: they're both closer to the Pacific than the Caribbean!

7 Comments:

At March 2, 2010 at 11:05 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Ms. Graham, All your adventures sound so much fun! What is the weather like there and have you seen any other cool animals besides the bats? I hope to learn more about your adventures soon.

-Claudia L. VII-B

 
At March 2, 2010 at 11:10 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Ms. Graham,
Seeing volcanoes would make me really anxious, but it sounds really cool! I traveled to Costa Rica two years ago, and I saw a volcano from a distance, right around the evening. But nothing beats being really close to one! Hope you see a lot of funny animals!
Thanks,
Fiona H. VII-B

 
At March 3, 2010 at 2:20 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Ms.Graham,
Have you seen any animals? What kinds of tools do you use at the volcano? I can't wait to video chat with you,I have so many questions to ask and i can't wait to her all your stories!

-Reilly IV-A

 
At March 3, 2010 at 4:57 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Ms. Graham! I have two questions for you. 1. How do you take "gravity readings?" 2. Approximately, how big are the vultures? Thanks! P.S. It's Lulu from Class 6!

 
At March 3, 2010 at 9:18 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Ms. Graham,
What tools and gear do you need everyday?
From,
AM VI-B

 
At March 5, 2010 at 12:56 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Ms. Graham! This is Haley ,Charlotte S., and Julianna.
We were wondering if you could answer a few questions?
Here they come! Is the gas mask very uncomfortable? Second,a joke. Why did the volcano erupt? Anger was bubbling up inside of him. Thanks!:)


-Haley,Charlotte S.,and Julianna

 
At March 5, 2010 at 12:59 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi ms. Graham
since the volcano is always shooting out gas doesn't it eventually run out?
-Charlotte Haley Julianna

 

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