Europe Teaching Assignment

Mr. Anderson

World Geography, L2

 

Objective: 

Locate, utilize and apply information from databases, the internet and books to complete this assignment.

 

To get to this pathfinder from home:

Go to www.lrhsd.org/shawnee – In quicklinks box, select Media Center–-- Select Assignments/eboard – Social Studies – Europe Teaching Assignment – Mr. Anderson

 

Research Databases:

Facts on File/World Atlas –{http://www.fofweb.com/ip}

  • Select your country from drop down menu
  • Search using the “At-a-Glance” section (on the right hand side of the screen) to explore information on your country.

Information Includes:  Maps & Flags, Image Gallery, Geography, Weather and

Climate, Facts & Figures, History, People & Culture, Government, Society

 

Facts.com – {http://www.2facts.com/stories/digest-home-feature.asp}

  • Select country profiles from right hand column – Select your country

Explore information

  • For additional information search “Key News Events” (on the left hand side of the screen)
  • More information is available under “Overviews:  World Almanac Encyclopedia”  (on the lower left hand side of the screen)

 

Internet Sites:

Atlapedia – {http://www.atlapedia.com/}

 

CIA (World Fact Book) – {https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html}

 

Country Studies (Library of Congress) – {http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html}

  • Search by “List of Countries” (right hand side of the screen)

 

Lonely Planet (Travel Guide) – {http://www.lonelyplanet.com/} – excellent images

  • GREAT for travel destinations!

 

Free Online Games:

Creating Crossword Puzzles:  http://www.crosswordpuzzlegames.com/create.html

Word Find:  http://www.edhelper.com/wordfind_make.htm

 

 

Created by R. DiMarco and P. Richter for B. Anderson 1/2008