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    1. 1. Sweden Name Period 3 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson December 5, 2008 (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow) Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj
    2. 2. Symbols <ul><li>Tell the significance of the flag of Finland’s colors/design as described by CIA.gov/the-world-factbook/flags . </li></ul><ul><li>Describe Finland’s Coat of Arms. </li></ul>Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates this country’s weather here.
    3. 3. Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and the major bodies of water on its coastline. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it landlocked ? </li></ul><ul><li>Insert a political map here that is more detailed than the one at lower left. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Swedish Geographic Features <ul><li>Use Trek Earth to portray and identify a distinctive mountain range or other geographic feature that can be found in Sweden. </li></ul>Add a slide here if you have more than one pretty picture to post.
    5. 5. Swedish topography <ul><li>Describe Sweden’s surface features with a general statement, discussing its most prominent landforms. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the peninsula it’s on called? </li></ul>Post a physical map here.
    6. 6. Swedish climate <ul><li>Tell about the typical weather patterns in your country throughout the calendar year. </li></ul><ul><li>Does the North Atlantic Drift affect Sweden’s climate ? </li></ul>Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates this country’s weather here.
    7. 7. Swedish environmentalism <ul><li>Tell what measures Sweden has taken to improve its environment and curb pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Did it sign the Kyoto Accord? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Greenpeace active in Sweden ? </li></ul>
    8. 8. Capital City <ul><li>Is it the largest city in Sweden ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is its absolute location? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its most important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture of the capital including its latitude and longitude. (Answer both of these questions)
    9. 9. Government of Sweden <ul><li>Explain how the government is set up in Sweden. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it democratic or authoritarian? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell how people are chosen to lead the country and for how long their terms should be. </li></ul>Insert picture of political leader along with his name and the political party he/she represents. (Answer at least two of these questions)
    10. 10. Constitutional Monarchy? <ul><li>What do the Swedes think of their royalty ? </li></ul><ul><li>How much power does he have? </li></ul>Insert picture of Carl Gustav XVI (Answer both of these questions)
    11. 11. Swedish Economy <ul><li>Explain which goods and services are produced in your country. </li></ul><ul><li>CIA.gov/The-World-Factbook/index </li></ul><ul><li>How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? </li></ul>(Answer either of these questions)
    12. 12. European Union member? <ul><li>Is Sweden a member of the European Union? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it use the euro ? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul>Illustrate Sweden’s currency .
    13. 13. Swedish Military <ul><li>Is your country a member of NATO ? </li></ul><ul><li>What other international treaty and trade organizations does it belong to? </li></ul><ul><li>How much does it spend annually on defense? </li></ul>The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Answer at least two of these questions)
    14. 14. Population Pyramid <ul><li>What major trends do the bar graph changes found in the drop-down menu at Population/pyramids/index </li></ul><ul><li>indicate as a result of: </li></ul><ul><li>birth rate? </li></ul><ul><li>health care? </li></ul><ul><li>war or other disaster? </li></ul>(Answer at least two of these questions)
    15. 15. Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable? </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of Swedes are involved in agriculture ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it self-sufficient or must it buy food abroad? </li></ul><ul><li>How is it rated by the Agriculture and Rural Development Commission? </li></ul>Insert a pixture showing this country’s agricultural methods/crops.
    16. 16. Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in your country. Include information about who celebrates and when they celebrate. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Sports and recreation <ul><li>What is Sweden’s most popular sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Ice Hockey? </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other major sport? </li></ul>
    18. 18. Swedish tourism <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in your country that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. </li></ul><ul><li>What sites do the tour guides recommend? </li></ul>
    19. 19. Swedish husmankost What cultural influences are involved with the preparation of Swedish food ? You may cut-and-paste a food picture and/or an entire recipe as long as it is properly linked.
    20. 20. History of Sweden Make a timeline of at least five historical events of Sweden or Scandinavia. Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 5th Date 4th Date 3rd Date 2nd Date 1st Date Name of Event 5 Name of Event 4 Name of Event 3 Name of Event 2 Name of Event 1
    21. 21. Viking Age <ul><li>When was The Viking Age? </li></ul><ul><li>Were the Vikings simply barbaric invaders or unfairly given a bad reputation for violence? </li></ul>
    22. 22. Current Event <ul><li>What an important current event involving this country? </li></ul>Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
    23. 23. Summary <ul><li>What new insight did you get while researching this project? Anything totally unexpected? </li></ul><ul><li>If you were to visit this county, where would you most want to go? </li></ul>
    24. 24. Swedish Links <ul><li>CIA.gov/The-World-Factbook/index </li></ul><ul><li>Worldatlas.com /Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org /wiki/Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/2006/11/11/ </li></ul><ul><li>Infoplease.com /Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Europa.eu/eu_members/sweden / DKIMAGES/Discover/Sweden/Stockholm/index </li></ul><ul><li>BBC.co.uk/country_profiles/Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/sweden </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic.com /Map Machine/Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Post any links on this page for websites not already noted. Be sure to hit “enter” to set the link. </li></ul>
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