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Segundo NivelLeccion 9

El Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

On page 260 of this chapter, you read about the Parque Nacional Volcán Poás. Costa Rica is perhaps best known for its extensive system of national parks, which encompass an amazing variety of vegetation and wildlife. Now let's surf the net and look at another national park, this time in Argentina.

  1. The Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi is located near San Carlos de Bariloche, a city of central eastern Argentina. Your task in this activity is to plan a trip to the park for your next summer vacation. To do this, let's look at what the park has to offer. Read about the park.

    Take a few moments to look at the following Map. Take note of the places you would like to visit and the activities you would like to do. You will use this information in section B of this activity.

  2. In the table below, make a list of what you plan to do in the national park during your next summer vacation. Since you might not have time to do everything that you would like, put the activities in order from most to least important.

    Las vacaciones de verano en el Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi:
    Una lista de lo que quiero hacer

  3. Now that you have ranked five activities that you would like to experience, it would be interesting to see how your preferences compare with those of the rest of the class. Survey five different classmates and find out which activities they chose and how they ranked them. You may follow the sample dialogue below:


    Estudiante A: ¿Qué quieres hacer en el Parque Nacional?

    Estudiante B: Primero, quiero hacer una excursión. Segundo, quiero…


    After conducting the survey, have you noticed any trends? Which of the national park's activities appear to be most popular among your classmates?