Russia Name: Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Fall 2008 Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj (remove all it...
Symbols <ul><li>Insert this country’s  coat of arms  on this page. </li></ul><ul><li>Do the colors/design as described by ...
Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and the oceans on its coastlines.  </li></ul><ul><li>Is it  landlo...
Russian geographic Features  <ul><li>Show and describe any  the mountain range  that separates Europe from Asia. </li></ul...
Physical Map <ul><li>Insert a physical map  here . </li></ul><ul><li>What interesting geographic fact does it illustrate? ...
Capital City  (answer at least the first two questions) <ul><li>What is the absolute location of  Russia’s capital ? </li>...
What is this building? Where is it?
Russia’s climate <ul><li>Tell about the Russian climate and  typical weather patterns . </li></ul>Insert a  climograph   a...
Environmentalism <ul><li>Upon which  renewable  and non-renewable resources do they rely for energy? </li></ul><ul><li>Tel...
Government <ul><li>Describe the structure of  Russian government . </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how laws are made and changed...
Economy of Russia <ul><li>Is Russia a  Developed Country  or a  Developing Country ? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe its transi...
Monetary system <ul><li>What’s the official  exchange rate  with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul>Illustrate this country’s curr...
Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the  land  is  arable?  </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of this the Russian people a...
Population Pyramid <ul><li>What major trends do the bar graph changes found in the drop-down menu at  Population/pyramids/...
Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in your country. Include informa...
Music <ul><li>Who is  this man? </li></ul><ul><li>What famous music did he write? </li></ul>
Russian cuisine What cultural influences are involved with  the preparation of Russian food? You may cut-and-paste a food ...
Russian Tourism <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in your country that people from other countries may be interest...
Sports and recreation <ul><li>What is your country’s primary spectator sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) impor...
Military <ul><li>Is your country  a member of NATO ? </li></ul><ul><li>What other international treaty and trade organizat...
Russian history Make a timeline of at least five  important historical events  in Russia.  Description of Event Descriptio...
Tsarist Russia <ul><li>Who was  the last Russian Tsar ? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened to him  and his wife? </li></ul>
Current Event <ul><li>What is the most important  current event  involving this country?   </li></ul>Post and caption a pi...
Summary <ul><li>What new insight did you get while researching this project? Anything totally unexpected? </li></ul><ul><l...
Links <ul><li>CIA.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/Russia </li></ul><ul><li>World  Atlas.com /Russia </li></ul>...
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  • Russia Template T 2

    1. 1. Russia Name: Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Fall 2008 Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow)
    2. 2. Symbols <ul><li>Insert this country’s coat of arms on this page. </li></ul><ul><li>Do the colors/design as described by CIA.gov/The-World-Factbook/index have any particular significance?. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and the oceans on its coastlines. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it landlocked ? </li></ul><ul><li>Insert a political map here. </li></ul>(Answer both of the questions)
    4. 4. Russian geographic Features <ul><li>Show and describe any the mountain range that separates Europe from Asia. </li></ul>Add a slide here if you have more than one pretty picture to post. Scenery shots may need little explanation.
    5. 5. Physical Map <ul><li>Insert a physical map here . </li></ul><ul><li>What interesting geographic fact does it illustrate? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Capital City (answer at least the first two questions) <ul><li>What is the absolute location of Russia’s capital ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it the largest city in Russia? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its most important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture without much comment
    7. 7. What is this building? Where is it?
    8. 8. Russia’s climate <ul><li>Tell about the Russian climate and typical weather patterns . </li></ul>Insert a climograph and tell what it indicates about the Russian climate..
    9. 9. Environmentalism <ul><li>Upon which renewable and non-renewable resources do they rely for energy? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell what measures your country has taken to improve its environment and curb pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Did it sign the Kyoto Accord? </li></ul>(Answer at least one of these questions)
    10. 10. Government <ul><li>Describe the structure of Russian government . </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how laws are made and changed in your country. </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 It’s NOT this guy…
    11. 11. Economy of Russia <ul><li>Is Russia a Developed Country or a Developing Country ? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe its transition from a command (planned) economy to a market economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain which goods and services are produced in your country. </li></ul><ul><li>How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? </li></ul>(answer at least the first two questions)
    12. 12. Monetary system <ul><li>What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul>Illustrate this country’s currency
    13. 13. Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable? </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of this the Russian people are commercial farmers? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it self-sufficient or must it buy food abroad? </li></ul>
    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>
    15. 15. 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>
    16. 16. Music <ul><li>Who is this man? </li></ul><ul><li>What famous music did he write? </li></ul>
    17. 17. Russian cuisine What cultural influences are involved with the preparation of Russian food? You may cut-and-paste a food picture and/or an entire recipe as long as it is properly linked.
    18. 18. Russian 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. Sports and recreation <ul><li>What is your country’s primary spectator sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) important there? </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey? </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other major sport? </li></ul>
    20. 20. 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
    21. 21. Russian history Make a timeline of at least five important historical events in Russia. 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 Communism Collapses WWII Russian Revolution Romanov Rule Muscovy
    22. 22. Tsarist Russia <ul><li>Who was the last Russian Tsar ? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened to him and his wife? </li></ul>
    23. 23. Current Event <ul><li>What is the most important current event involving this country? </li></ul>Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
    24. 24. 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>
    25. 25. Links <ul><li>CIA.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/Russia </li></ul><ul><li>World Atlas.com /Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Infoplease.com /Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Trek Earth.com /gallery/Asia/Russia/ </li></ul><ul><li>BBC.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Lonely Planet.com/worldguide/russia / </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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