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Your friendly travel agency based in Williamstown, KY
Our company has some of the finest trained researchers in the world. They research all the details that matter to you when traveling abroad. For an extra personal touch our researchers will present their findings to you personally. Pay attention because you will want to ask questions and they will be asking questions of you.
Geography Economy Government Culture With these items smart travelers can make informed decisions about where to go.
They will create a Power Point with all the pertinent facts. (10 points) There will be a title page with the name of the country and the researcher’s name. There will be title pages for the four major research areas. These are geography, economy, government, and culture. There will be plenty of pictures. Fonts will be 20 or larger so it is easy to read. Colorful but easy to see. And they will cite their sources in case you wish to check on their work.
There will be a slide and period of time for the audience to ask questions. The researcher will have 5 questions about his/her presentation which audience members will answer and turn in.
Geography (20 points) Size of country, types of landforms or terrain (water bodies, oceans, beaches, mountains, rivers, and anything else you discover). Bordering countries Capital and map of the country Environmental issues Climate in the country. What type of weather at what times of the year. (gotta know what clothes to pack) Fun facts our researchers are able to find.
Economy (20 points) Natural Resources Current news about the country’s economy. Imports and Exports Currency and conversion of currency to US Dollars Examples of some of the things you may be able to buy while on vacation. Are there any odd forms of transportation there? (pictures or real life items)
Government (20 points) What type of government do they have? Who runs the government? Explain the government (executive, legislative, and judicial). Research the flag, national song and bird. Additional items related to the government you may need to know when traveling.
Culture (20 points) Ethnic groups as a percent of the population Total population Birth rate and death rate List / graph of the types of religions found there List / graph the languages spoken in the county History and historical sites Literacy rates Artifacts, foods, clothes or other items of interest (can be pictures or real life items)
How well did our researchers present their findings? (10 points) Did they have good questions for you to think about? Hopefully you will test the researchers knowledge as well by asking them questions about the country.
World Fact Book World Fact Book http://www.worldclimate.com/ http://www.worldclimate.com/ http://www.factmonster.com/http://www.factmonster.com/ http://www.askforkids.com/ http://www.askforkids.com/ www.google.com www.google.com http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page www.nationmaster.com www.nationmaster.com Travel and Tourism websites developed by the country you are researching.