Bulgaria Name Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Fall 2008 (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in...
Symbols <ul><li>Insert Bulgaria’s Coat of Arms.  </li></ul>What is the significance of the flag of Bulgaria’s colors/desig...
Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and the major bodies of water on its coastline.  </li></ul><ul><li...
Capital City <ul><li>Is the  capital  the largest city in Bulgaria? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its most  important functio...
Geography of Bulgaria <ul><li>Show and describe any important river, lake, mountain range or other  geographic feature  th...
Climate of Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell about  the climate  and typical weather patterns for Bulgaria.  </li></ul>Insert a  climo...
Bulgarian Environmentalism <ul><li>Tell what measures your country has taken to improve its environment and curb pollution...
Government of Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell how the  government  is set up. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it a  democracy  or an  autocracy...
Monarchy <ul><li>Discuss Bulgaria’s  history with royalty . Who was their last monarch and what happened to him? </li></ul...
Economy of Bulgaria <ul><li>How did the  Bulgarian economy transition  from Communist control? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain w...
European Union member? <ul><li>Is your country  a member  of the European Union? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, when did it join...
Military <ul><li>Is Bulgaria  a member of NATO ? </li></ul><ul><li>How much does it  spend annually on defense ? </li></ul...
Population Pyramid <ul><li>What major trends do the bar graph changes found in the drop-down menu at  Population/pyramids/...
Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable?  </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of this country’s people are co...
Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in your country. Include informa...
Bulgarian cuisine What cultural influences are involved with  the preparation of Bulgarian food ? You may cut-and-paste a ...
Sports and recreation <ul><li>What  sports do Bulgarians enjoy ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is  football (soccer)  important there?...
Tourism in Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell about the  points of interest  in Bulgaria that people from other countries may be intere...
History of Bulgaria Make a timeline of at least  five important historical  events of Bulgaria startng with  Old Great Bul...
Military history <ul><li>How did Bulgaria fare when it tried to  expand its borders ? </li></ul><ul><li>What was its stand...
Communism What was the   Eastern Bloc?
Current Event <ul><li>What is an  important current event  involving Bulgaria and the United States?  </li></ul>Post and c...
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/the-world-factbook/Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>World  Atlas.com /Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>W...
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This is another of my templates for my European slideshow project. I expect high school students to work on this with very little direction

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  • Actually what I'd like to see, if you have time, to do the assignment your way to show my students what can be done with this. Personal touches would be appreciated.
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  • Thank for this show on my beautiful country, dear Don!Your student happy teach you them. Salute from Bulgaria. Vili
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    1. 1. Bulgaria Name Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Fall 2008 (remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow) Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj
    2. 2. Symbols <ul><li>Insert Bulgaria’s Coat of Arms. </li></ul>What is the significance of the flag of Bulgaria’s colors/design as described in the World Atlas ? Are there any other national symbols that are important to Bulgars?
    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 different political or physical map here. </li></ul><ul><li>Post this county’s flag and the significance of its colors/design as described by World Atlas.com /flags/Bulgaria . </li></ul>
    4. 4. Capital City <ul><li>Is the capital the largest city in Bulgaria? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its most important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture showing a typical Sofia scene.
    5. 5. Geography of Bulgaria <ul><li>Show and describe any important river, lake, mountain range or other geographic feature that can be found in your country. </li></ul>Add a slide here if you have more than one pretty picture to post. Scenery shots may need little explanation.
    6. 6. Climate of Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell about the climate and typical weather patterns for Bulgaria. </li></ul>Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates this country’s weather here.
    7. 7. Bulgarian Environmentalism <ul><li>Tell what measures your country has taken to improve its environment and curb pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>How much damage did Soviet socialism inflict on this country? </li></ul>(Answer either of these questions)
    8. 8. Government of Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell how the government is set up. </li></ul><ul><li>Is it a democracy or an autocracy ? </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 (Answer at least two of these questions)
    9. 9. Monarchy <ul><li>Discuss Bulgaria’s history with royalty . Who was their last monarch and what happened to him? </li></ul>Insert picture of last monarch.
    10. 10. Economy of Bulgaria <ul><li>How did the Bulgarian economy transition from Communist control? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain which goods and services are produced in your country. (What are its main industries?) </li></ul>(Answer both of these questions)
    11. 11. European Union member? <ul><li>Is your country a member of the European Union? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, when did it join? </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>Describe Bulgaria’s currency debate. (Answer at least two of these questions)
    12. 12. Military <ul><li>Is Bulgaria a member of NATO ? </li></ul><ul><li>How much does it spend annually on defense ? </li></ul>The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    13. 13. 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>elderly? </li></ul><ul><li>war or other disaster? </li></ul>(Answer at least two of these questions)
    14. 14. Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable? </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of this country’s people are commercial farmers? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it export food , is it self-sufficient or must it buy food abroad? </li></ul>Insert a shot showing this country’s agricultural methods/crops.
    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. Bulgarian cuisine What cultural influences are involved with the preparation of Bulgarian food ? You may cut-and-paste a food picture and/or an entire recipe as long as it is properly linked.
    17. 17. Sports and recreation <ul><li>What sports do Bulgarians enjoy ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) important there? </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic sports? </li></ul>
    18. 18. Tourism in Bulgaria <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in Bulgaria 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. History of Bulgaria Make a timeline of at least five important historical events of Bulgaria startng with Old Great Bulgaria. Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 5th Date 4th Date 3rd Date 2nd Date 635 Name of Event 5 Name of Event 4 Name of Event 3 Name of Event 2 Old Great Bulgaria
    20. 20. Military history <ul><li>How did Bulgaria fare when it tried to expand its borders ? </li></ul><ul><li>What was its standing in the Ottoman Empire? </li></ul>
    21. 21. Communism What was the Eastern Bloc?
    22. 22. Current Event <ul><li>What is an important current event involving Bulgaria and the United States? </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>CIA.gov/library/the-world-factbook/Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>World Atlas.com /Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Infoplease.com/ipa/Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/2006/11/11/ </li></ul><ul><li>BBC.co.uk/country_profiles/Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>State.gov /Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic.com /Map Machine/ searchandbrowse /Bulgaria </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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