Nigeria Template T 2


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Nigeria Template T 2

  1. 1. Your Name World Geography Mr. Johnson Nigeria
  2. 2. Slides <ul><li>Each slide should have a photograph or graphic of some sort accompanied by text describing it. Text should be an original summation of a particular aspect of that country, no more than 2 – 3 sentences long. </li></ul><ul><li>28-pt. Tahoma or Arial fonts are preferred as text. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your own words to summarize information about the illustration that is not readily apparent to the viewer. Do not simply “copy-paste” it off the website. </li></ul><ul><li>All sources used to gather information or illustrations should be listed at the end of this presentation in “Links.” </li></ul><ul><li>At least one of the questions posed on each slide should be addressed. </li></ul>This slide should be eliminated from your final presentation
  3. 3. National symbols <ul><li>Post Nigeria’s flag. </li></ul><ul><li>What do its colors represent? </li></ul><ul><li>What is significant about its coat-of-arms? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and the major bodies of water on its coastline. </li></ul><ul><li>Is your country landlocked ? </li></ul>Insert a political map here (kill italicized text as you answer any or all of the questions.)
  5. 5. Capital City <ul><li>What is Nigeria’s capital and coordinates (lat., long.)? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it also the largest city? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its other important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture of the capital here or add another slide
  6. 6. Port City What is Nigeria’s largest port city? What goods are shipped through it?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Illustrate any important rivers, lakes, forests, and other geographic features that can be found in Nigeria. </li></ul><ul><li>Is there is an escarpment in Nigeria? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Government <ul><li>Describe Nigeria’s law-making body 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><ul><li>How is the problem of corruption being addressed? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Climate <ul><li>Tell about the typical weather patterns in Nigeria throughout the calendar year. </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate with a climograph or a list of typical year-round temperatures and rainfall. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Illustrate and describe some of the native animals and plants that can be seen in Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>Are there wildlife preserves? </li></ul>Natural Environment
  11. 11. Environmentalism/Conservation What is the impact of drilling for oil on the Niger River delta? How is the government trying to address this problem?
  12. 12. Oil Economy How has the discovery of petroleum in Nigeria affected its government? What changes have been made to affect its future?
  13. 13. Rural Economy <ul><li>Explain which goods and services are produced in rural Nigeria. </li></ul><ul><li>How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe Nigeria’ agricultural capacity. What crops are produced commercially? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Money <ul><li>What is Nigeria’s currency called? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul><ul><li>Is inflation a serious problem? </li></ul>Illustrate Nigeria’s currency
  15. 15. 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>HIV infections? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in Nigeria. Include information about who celebrates and when they celebrate. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell which tribes have the most influence on government and society. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tourism in Nigeria <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in Nigeria that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. </li></ul><ul><li>Why would there be a “Travel Alert?” </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sports <ul><li>Is football (soccer) a major sport in Nigeria? </li></ul><ul><li>Are any other sports as popular ? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Find a recipe of an indigenous dish and illustrate it. </li></ul><ul><li>Entire recipe may be copied and pasted, but be sure to link it to the source. </li></ul>
  20. 20. History oF Nigeria <ul><li>Chart least five important historical events of Nigeria. </li></ul><ul><li>Show on the timeline the year of independence </li></ul>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 Following the Berlin Conference, which European countries colonized the area that is now Nigeria? In what year did Nigeria gain its independence?
  22. 22. Conflict <ul><li>What are the most serious conflicts that persist in Nigeria now? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the government attempting to resolve them ? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Disease and famine issues <ul><li>Tell how AIDS and other communicable diseases have affected the public health policies of your country. </li></ul><ul><li>What has the United Nations or other international agency done to deal with these issues? </li></ul>
  24. 24. News <ul><li>What is an important current event within Nigeria? </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>CIA World Factbook /Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li> /Nigeria/Country Profile </li></ul><ul><li> /Nigeria/oil violence Q&A </li></ul><ul><li> /Nigeria/historical timeline </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic Map Machine/Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>MSUglobalaccess /Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>newspaper/Nigerian Guardian </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Science Monitor/Islam & Christianity blending </li></ul><ul><li>Population Pyramid /Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>Trek /gallery/Africa/ </li></ul><ul><li>Lonely </li></ul>List all bibliographic references and links of all internet sites used to prepare this presentation