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  • Germany Name Period 2 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
  • National Symbols
    • What flag represents Germany ?
    • What rules govern its Coat-of-Arms (bundeswappen)?
    Insert Germany’s flag, Coat of Arms, and any other national emblem you deem important. (Answer both of these questions)
  • Germany’s Location
    • Tell which countries are its neighbors and the major bodies of water on its coastline.
    • Is it landlocked ?
    • Insert a political map here.
    (Answer both of these questions)
  • German Geographic Features
    • Show pictures of the Rhine, castles, Bavarian Alps, or any others typical of the German landscape.
    Add a slide here if you have more than one pretty picture to post. Scenery shots may need little explanation.
    • Describe Germany’s surface features with a general statement.
    German topography Post a physical map of Germany here.
  • German Climate
    • Tell about the typical weather patterns in your country throughout the calendar year.
    • Which part of Germany’s climate is most affected by the North Atlantic Drift?
    Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates this country’s weather here. (Answer both of these questions)
  • Capital City
    • Is it Germany’s largest city?
    • What is its absolute location ?
    • What were its capitals during post-WWII occupation?
    Post a large picture without much comment (Answer at least the first two questions)
  • German Government
    • Describe the law-making body of Germany and tell whether or not it is democratic.
    • Tell how people are chosen to lead the country and for how long their terms should be.
    Insert picture of political leader along with his name and the political party he/she represents
  • Last Monarchy?
    • Tell about the last Kaiser
    • Why was he forced to abdicate?
    Insert picture of last monarch.
  • German Economy
    • Explain which goods and services are produced in your country.
    • CIA.gov/The-World-Factbook/index
    • How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families?
    • How has the German economy performed this year?
    (Answer at least two of these questions)
  • European Union member?
    • Is Germany a member of the European Union?
    • Does it use the euro ?
    • What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar?
    Illustrate Germany’s currency, past and present.
  • German Military
    • Is your country a member of NATO ?
    • What other international treaty and trade organizations does it belong to?
    • How much does it spend annually on defense ?
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Population Pyramid
    • What major trends do the bar graph changes found in the drop-down menu at Population Pyramid/Germany
    • indicate as a result of:
    • birth rate?
    • health care?
    • the elderly?
    • war or other disaster?
  • Agriculture
    • What percent of the land is arable?
    • What proportion of Germans are working in agriculture?
    Insert a shot showing this country’s agricultural methods/crops.
  • Environmentalism
    • Does Germany emphasize environmental issues and conservation ?
    • How active is the Green Party in German politics?
    • What renewable and non-renewable resources do they rely upon ?
  • Customs and Traditions
    • Tell about Oktoberfest.
  • Sports and recreation
    • What is your country’s primary spectator sport?
    • Is football (soccer) important there?
    • (Use Time.com/time/europe/2006/wcup/photoessays
    • to discuss the 2006 World Cup)
    • Basketball?
    • Hockey?
    • Any other major sport?
  • Tourism in Germany
    • Tell about the points of interest in your country that people from other countries may be interested in visiting.
    • What sites do the tour guides recommend?
  • A brief history of Germany Make a timeline of the important historical events of your country or province. Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 1989 4th Date 3rd Date 2nd Date 1st Date Reunification WW2 WWI Unification Reformation
  • Martin Luther
    • Who is this man ?
    • What important movement did he directly influence?
  • The Prussian 7th Cuirassiers charge the French guns at the Battle of Mars-la-Tour, August 16, 1870. France’s defeat in this war led to the unification of Germany.
  • Bismarck
    • Discuss Otto Von Bismarck’s role in the unification of Germany.
    • What is Realpolitik?
    (Answer either of the following questions)
  • Colonial history
    • What involvement did this Germany have with African colonialism ?
    • Are those links still in evidence?
  • The Great War (World War I)
    • How did it begin and end ?
    • What is trench warfare ?
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  • Nazi Germany
    • What role did Adolph Hitler play in starting this war?
    • What was The Final Solution ?
  • Current Event
    • What is an important current event involving Germany?
    Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
  • Summary
    • What new insight did you get while researching this project? Anything totally unexpected?
    • If you were to visit this county, where would you most want to go?
  • Links
    • Wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany
    • World Atlas/Germany
    • BBC.com/country_profiles/Germany
    • Country Reports.org /government/Germany
    • Destination360.com/europe/germany/frankfurt.php
    • Euratlas.com/germany_rhine
    • Panoramio.com /Germany
    • National Geographic Map Machine/Germany
    • Post any links on this page for websites not already noted. Be sure to hit “enter” to set the link.