Countries in the Western Hemisphere Lesson for Kids


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The Western Hemisphere is _____.

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1. The countries Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama are all located in _____.

2. Why is the country of Panama known as an isthmus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Western Hemisphere includes the continent of North America, Central America and the Caribbean. You'll be answering questions on key topics like a major characteristic of the Western Hemisphere and the location of countries like Panama, Costa Rica and Belize.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will cover these topics:

  • Panama as an isthmus
  • One country that isn't located in the Western Hemisphere
  • The Western Hemisphere's biggest country

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the Western Hemisphere
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the largest country in the Western Hemisphere
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about countries like Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua and the reason Panama is an isthmus

Additional Learning

There are many different countries in the world. Learn more about some of them with the lesson called Countries in the Western Hemisphere Lesson for Kids, which will teach you about these key points:

  • The prime meridian
  • Populations of the countries in North America
  • Spanish-speaking countries in Central America, the Caribbean and South America