World Trade Project

Mrs. Medvetz

Business

 

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 � Business � World Trade Project � Mrs. Medvetz

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created by R. DiMarco and P. Richter for D. Medvetz 2/2008