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  • Peru Template T 2

    1. 1. Name Period 2 World Geography IB Mr. Johnson April, 2009
    2. 2. Symbolism Post Peru’s flag, its Coat of Arms, and any other national symbol you deem important. <ul><li>(Answer both of these questions) </li></ul><ul><li>What is the significance of: </li></ul><ul><li>the colors in Peru’s flag? </li></ul><ul><li>The design of its Coat of Arms? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Location <ul><li>(Answer both of these questions ) </li></ul><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 more detailed political map here than the one at lower left (then excise it).
    4. 4. Geographic Features <ul><li>Describe the three geographic regions of Peru. </li></ul>Illustrate and identify any of these 3 regions
    5. 5. Peruvian topography Briefly describe how the Andes affect where and how people live. Insert a physical map here that’s more detailed than the one at lower left.
    6. 6. Climate of Peru <ul><li>(Answer both of these questions) </li></ul><ul><li>Tell about one of the typical weather patterns in Peru throughout the calendar year. </li></ul><ul><li>What ocean current, if any, affects the climate of your country’s coastal regions? </li></ul>Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates this country’s weather here.
    7. 7. El Nino and La Nina What is it and how does it affect Peruvian and world climates ?
    8. 8. Capital City <ul><li>Is Peru’s largest city also its capital? </li></ul><ul><li>What is its absolute location? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its other important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture of the capital here along with its latitude and longitude. (Answer at least the first two questions)
    9. 9. Government of Peru <ul><li>Describe the Peruvian law-making body and tell whether or not it is democratic. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell how people are chosen to lead Peru. </li></ul>Insert picture of its current political leader along with his name and how long he has served. (Answer both of these questions)
    10. 10. Economy of Peru <ul><li>How has the Peruvian economy performed recently? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell which goods and services are produced in your country. </li></ul>(Answer both of these questions)
    11. 11. OAS member? <ul><li>What monetary unit is used in Peru? </li></ul><ul><li>What is its official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul>Illustrate Peruvian currency (Answer both of these questions)
    12. 12. Military <ul><li>How much does Peru spend annually on defense as a percentage of its GDP? </li></ul><ul><li>How does the government of Peru deal with Communist influences? </li></ul>(Answer the first question, at least )
    13. 13. Agriculture <ul><li>What percent of the land is arable ? </li></ul><ul><li>What proportion of Peruvians are involved in agriculture ? </li></ul><ul><li>How does agriculture figure into this country’s GDP? </li></ul>Insert a picture showing this country’s agricultural methods/crops. (Answer at least two of these questions)
    14. 14. Environmentalism <ul><li>(Answer either of these questions) </li></ul><ul><li>How is Peru dealing with deforestation ? </li></ul><ul><li>What other environmental issues afflict Peru? </li></ul>
    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>the elderly? </li></ul>
    16. 16. Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Describe the Inti Raymi celebration or another Peruvian tradition. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Describe a sacred heritage tour to Macchu Picchu or Lake Titicaca.
    18. 18. Who built this famous city and when was it discovered by Westerners?
    19. 19. 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. Sports and recreation <ul><li>What are Peru’s primary spectator sports ? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) important? </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other major sport? </li></ul>(Answer any of these questions)
    21. 21. Tourism in Peru <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in Peru that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. </li></ul><ul><li>What sites do the tour guides recommend? </li></ul>(Answer both of these questions)
    22. 22. History of Peru Make a timeline of at five important historical events of Peru. 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
    23. 23. Colonial history <ul><li>How much colonial influence is still felt in Peru? </li></ul>
    24. 24. Current Event <ul><li>What is an important current event involving Peru? </li></ul>Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
    25. 25. 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 Peru, where would you most want to go? </li></ul>
    26. 26. Links to Peru <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>World </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Trek / </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>National /Map Machine/Peru </li></ul>Background designs are the property of Geetesh Bajaj. Used with permission. © Copyright, Geetesh Bajaj. All Rights Reserved.