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  • 1. Chile Name Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Spring, 2009 (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow)
  • 2. National Symbols Insert Chile’s flag, Coat of Arms, and any other emblem you deem important.
    • What is the significance of the colors/design:
    • on Chile’s flag ?
    • on its Coat of Arms ?
  • 3. Location
    • Tell which countries are Chile’s neighbors and the major bodies of water on its coastline.
    • Is Chile landlocked ?
    Insert a more detailed political map than the one at lower left. (Then excise it.) (Answer both of these questions)
  • 4. Tectonic Activity
    • Discuss the significance of Chile’s position on the Pacific Ring of Fire .
    • How important is tectonic activity to Chile’s past and present ?
    (Answer at least one of these questions) Illustrate the effects of these volcanoes on the Chilean landscape.
  • 5. Chile’s Geographic features
    • Show the unique geographic features that can be found in the unstable volcanic terrain .
    • Why is Chile’s geography so unique?
    Insert a physical map here.
  • 6. Patagonia What makes this region unique?
  • 7. Chilean Climate
    • Characterize typical weather patterns in Chile throughout the calendar year.
    A climograph provides a quick way of characterizing the climate of a particular place. Insert a climograph of Santiago that illustrates Chile’s climate in that location.
  • 8. Capital City
    • Is Chile’s largest city also its capital?
    • What is its absolute location?
    • Describe its infrastructure.
    Post a large picture of the capital including its latitude and longitude. (Answer at least two of these questions)
  • 9. Chilean Government
    • Describe the law-making body of Chile and tell whether or not it is democratic.
    • Tell how people are chosen to lead Chile and for how long their terms should be.
    Insert picture of political leader(s ) along with his name and the political party he/she represents (Answer both of these questions)
  • 10.
    • How has the Chilean economy fared recently?
    • What goods and services are produced in Chile?
    • Is Chile a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
    Economy of Chile (Answer at least two of these questions)
  • 11. Chilean Standard of Living
    • According to a study, how does the Chilean Standard of Living compare with that of other countries?
    • What is its Human Development Index ?
  • 12. Agriculture
    • What percent of the land is arable ?
    • What proportion of Guatemala’s workforce is involved in agriculture?
    • How does agriculture figure into Guatemala’s GDP?
    Insert a picture showing this country’s agricultural methods/crops. (Answer at least two of these questions)
  • 13. Environmentalism
    • Why is Chile’s environment considered to be fragile and unique?
    • How are its most pressing environmental issues being addressed?
    (Answer at least two of these questions)
  • 14. Population Pyramid
    • What major trends do recent bar graph changes indicate relating to:
    • birth rate?
    • health care?
    • the elderly?
    (Answer at least two of these questions) Insert a population pyramid then analyze it.
  • 15. Chilean Military
    • Describe Chile’s military capability.
    • What percent of Chile’s GDP goes towards its military?
    (Answer both of these questions)
  • 16. Chilean communism When did Chile experiment with Communism and what was the result?
  • 17. Customs and Traditions
    • Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in Chile.
    (Answer both of these questions)
  • 18. Chilean Cuisine
    • What kinds of food do Chileans traditionally prepare ?
    Insert a picture of typical Chilean cooking. If you post an entire recipe in this space, be sure to attribute it using the links page.
  • 19. Sports and recreation
    • What is Chile’s national sport?
    • Do any other sports receive popular support?
  • 20. Chilean tourism
    • Tell about the points of interest in Chile that people from other countries may be interested in visiting.
  • 21. Nazca geoglyphs
    • What is the great mystery of the Nazca lines ?
  • 22. Easter Island Describe the world’s most isolated islands .
  • 23. Chilean history Use this timeline to name at least five important historical events of Chile. Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 5th Date 4th Date 3rd Date 2nd Date 874 C.E. Name of Event 5 Name of Event 4 Name of Event 3 First Parliament Name of Event 1
  • 24. Colonial history
    • What country colonized Chile ?
    • When and how did Chile gain its independence?
  • 25. Current Event
    • What is an important current event involving this country?
    • Summarize important news stories.
    Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
  • 26. Summary
    • What new insight did you get while researching this project? Anything totally unexpected?
    • If you were to visit Chile, where would you most want to go?
  • 27. Links to Chile
    • CIA.gov/the-world-factbook/Guatemala
    • BBC.co.uk/country_profiles/Chile
    • Wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile
    • World Atlas.com /Guatemala
    • Infoplease.com /Guatemala
    • State Department.gov /Guatemala
    • Lonely Planet.com/guatemala
    • Travel National Geographic.com/photos/guatemala
    • Workmall.com/chile_history_conquest_and_colonization_1535-1810
    • Solo.wustl.edu/SoloSpirit2/Geography/chile
    • Netaxs.com/EasterIsland/rapanui
    • Sacred- destinations.com/peru/nazca -lines
    • Trekearth.com/gallery/Central_America/Guatemala /
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