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    1. 1. Name: Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Spring 2009 Brazil (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow ) Brazil
    2. 2. National Symbols Post Brazil’s flag, its Coat of Arms, and any national symbol you deem important. <ul><li>What is the significance of the colors/design: </li></ul><ul><li>on Brazil’s flag ? </li></ul><ul><li>on its Coat of Arms ? </li></ul>
    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>Insert a political map here with more detail than the one shown at lower left. (Then excise it)
    4. 4. Geographic Features <ul><li>Tell how the Amazon River affects Brazil’s culture and climate. </li></ul>Add a slide here if you have more than one representative picture to post.
    5. 5. Amazonian topography Describe the Amazonian Basin and how it affects where people live. Insert a physical map here.
    6. 6. Indigenous people Picture and describe one of the indigenous Brazilian tribes.
    7. 7. Climate of Brazil <ul><li>Tell about the typical weather patterns in Brazil throughout the calendar year. </li></ul><ul><li>What ocean currents affect Brazil’s coastal regions? </li></ul>Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates Rio de Janeiro’s weather. (Answer both of these questions)
    8. 8. Capital City <ul><li>Is Brazil’s largest city also its capital ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is its absolute location? </li></ul>Post a large picture of the capital here with its latitude and longitude.
    9. 9. Government of Brazil <ul><li>Describe the government of Brazil and tell whether or not it is democratic. </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(s ) along with his name and the political party he/she represents (Answer both of these questions)
    10. 10. Economy of Brazil <ul><li>Describe the recent performance of the Brazilian economy . </li></ul><ul><li>What is its Human Development Index ? </li></ul><ul><li>How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? </li></ul>(Answer at least two of these questions)
    11. 11. International relations <ul><li>What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul><ul><li>OAS member? </li></ul><ul><li>What is another international organization that Brazil has membership? </li></ul>Illustrate Brazil’s currency (Answer both of these questions)
    12. 12. Military <ul><li>How much does Brazil spend annually on defense ? </li></ul><ul><li>What percentage of the GDP is spent on the military? </li></ul><ul><li>What relationship does the Brazil have with the American military ? </li></ul>(Answer at least two of these questions)
    13. 13. Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable ? </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of Brazil’s people are involved in agriculture ? </li></ul><ul><li>How does agriculture figure into this country’s GDP? </li></ul>Illustrate Brazilian agricultural methods/crops. (Answer at least the first two questions)
    14. 14. What problems face those who attempt to preserve Brazil’s tropical rain forests ?
    15. 15. Population Pyramid <ul><li>What major trends do the bar graph changes found in Argentina’s population pyramid </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>the elderly? </li></ul>(Answer at least two of these questions)
    16. 16. Rio De Janeiro Describe this world famous city’s importance to Brazilian culture. What’s its most famous celebration ?
    17. 17. Tourism in Brazil <ul><li>What points of interest in Brazil might people from other countries be interested in visiting? </li></ul><ul><li>Besides Rio, what other sites do the tour guides recommend? </li></ul>(Answer either of these questions)
    18. 18. Sports and recreation <ul><li>What is Brazil’s primary spectator sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) important there? Tennis? </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball? </li></ul><ul><li>Golf? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other major sport? </li></ul>
    19. 19. Brazilian cuisine <ul><li>What kinds of traditional food do the people of this country prepare? </li></ul>Insert a picture of specialty cultural dishes. If you post an entire recipe in this space, be sure to attribute it using the links page.
    20. 20. History of Brazil Make a timeline of at least five important historical events of Brazil. 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. Colonial history <ul><li>What evidence does Brazil yet show of its colonial past ? </li></ul>
    22. 22. Current Event <ul><li>What is an important current event involving Brazil? </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. Links <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>World /Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Travel National </li></ul><ul><li>Trek / </li></ul><ul><li>World Info /Brazil </li></ul><ul><li> /climograph/Brazil </li></ul><ul><li> /Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>rain- </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon- / </li></ul>Background designs are the property of Geetesh Bajaj. Used with permission. © Copyright, Geetesh Bajaj. All Rights Reserved.