A. Choose a country from the following: Europe, Asia or Africa.
B. You must find the following 16 facts about your country.
7. Ethnic Groups
11. Foods (include a recipe)
12. Currency (money)
14. Natural Resources
15. Cultural Traditions (holidays, celebrations)
16. What do kids that are your age do in that country? Do they work? Go to school?
C. Your project should include at least four pictures.
D. Your project will include a map of your country.
E. Choose a city from your country that you would like to visit. Include places of interest about your city.
1. Using Publisher, make a travel brochure promoting your country. Include all of the information found through your research.
2. After your travel brochure is completed, you may choose an additional digital project to complete using the information on your country. You may choose to make a movie using our new Flip cameras, make a PowerPoint slide show with voice using Audacity, use Glogster, Animoto, or another of the Web 2.0 tools that we have discussed.
TIMELINE OF GEOGRAPHY PROJECT
Monday, November 30, 2009 – Explanation of Project
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 – Library Research Day
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 – Library Research Day
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - Library Work Day (Creating the Project)
Thursday, January 21, 2010 - Library Work Day (Creating the Project)
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - Library Work Day (Creating the Project)
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 – Library Work Day (Creating the Project)
Classroom “WORK” Dates – To Be Announced
Geography Project Due: February 26, 2010