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Window to the World: Brazil

Year 7 Integrated

Finding Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

DFAT

Australia opened its first diplomatic mission in Latin America in 1945 in the then-capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Brazil established its diplomatic presence in Australia the following year. Brazil also maintains a consulate in Sydney, while Australia has an Austrade-managed Consulate-General in São Paulo

BBC Country Profile- Brazil

    

Brazil is South America's most influential country, an economic giant and one of the world's biggest democracies.

You Tube

Meet Maristely from Brazil. Maristely is one of Caritas Australia's feature ambassabors for Project Compassion 2014. She is a young leader with MDF (Movement for the Defence of Favela Residents) - an organisation partnering with Caritas Australia to improve life and living conditions within Maristely's community and 40 other favelas in Sao Paulo.

Rio de Janeiro\'s gleaming skyline befits a world economic power, but it is not far from violent, impoverished slums. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one man\'s efforts to tackle Brazil\'s wealth inequality by providing poor people access to technology.

World Map- Brazil

    

Map of Brazil

Images

CIA World Factbook

All you need to know about Brazil

Issues in Society eBook- Global Food Crisis

Caritas

Caritas Australia is working with marginalised people to promote their involvement in community development, so that they improve their situation and break the cycle of poverty.

Google Earth

Google Earths a geobrowser that accesses satellite and aerial imagery, ocean bathymetry, and other geographic data over the internet to represent the Earth as a three-dimensional globe.