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CLIP 4762

Life in Dominica - climate and terrain

Life in Dominica - climate and terrain

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Key Info
  • Life in Dominica - climate and terrain
  • Duration: 04:21
  • A report about the wet and hot climate of Dominica in the Caribbean, where there are many fruit plantations. An eleven-year-old girl shows her school and father's farm before the narrator describes how the dasheen fruit is harvested, cooked and eaten. The changing terrain of the island is described, finishing with a description of a fishing village on the coast. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    The Americas

  • Keywords: rainforest, springs, Caribbean, Scotts Head, Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Roseau, climate, plantations, Belles, South America, dasheen, Marigot, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Children consider the differences and similarities between the climate and terrain of Dominica and that of England.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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