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Czech Republic


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Czech Republic

  1. 1. Czech Republic Name: Period 2 World Geography IA Mr. Johnson Fall 2008 (Remove all italicized text as you answer the questions in this slideshow) Copyright, Concept & Creation: Geetesh Bajaj
  2. 2. Symbols <ul><li>What is the significance of the colors/design of the Czech Republic’s flag ? </li></ul><ul><li>Its Coat of Arms ? </li></ul>(Answer both of these questions)
  3. 3. Location <ul><li>Tell which countries are its neighbors and/or the major bodies of water on its coastline. </li></ul><ul><li>Is the Czech Republic landlocked ? </li></ul><ul><li>Insert a political map here. (Do not use the map below left) </li></ul>(Answer both of these questions)
  4. 4. Czech Republic geographic Features <ul><li>Describe its major geographic features . </li></ul><ul><li>What is it about its geography that makes the Czech Republic such an important strategic location ? </li></ul>Add a slide here if you have more than one pretty picture to post. Scenery shots may need little explanation.
  5. 5. Physical Map <ul><li>Insert a physical map here . </li></ul><ul><li>What interesting geographic fact does it illustrate? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Capital City (answer at least the first two questions) <ul><li>What is the absolute location of The Czech Republic’s capital? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it the largest city in The Czech Republic? </li></ul><ul><li>What are its most important functions besides government? </li></ul>Post a large picture without much comment
  7. 7. <ul><li>Tell about the climate and typical weather patterns in The Czech Republic throughout the calendar year. </li></ul>Climate Czech Insert a climograph or a picture that illustrates the Czech Republic’s weather here.
  8. 8. Czech Agriculture <ul><li>(answer at least the first two questions) </li></ul><ul><li>What percentage of Czechs work in agriculture? </li></ul><ul><li>What are The Czech Republic’s primary agricultural products ? </li></ul><ul><li>What foods trends would they like to continue? </li></ul>Illustrations on this page may be pictures of farms or graphs showing percentage employed in agriculture and other sectors of the Czech economy.
  9. 9. Czech Environmentalism <ul><li>Upon which renewable and non-renewable resources do they rely for energy? </li></ul><ul><li>Tell what measures the Czech Republic has taken to improve its environment and curb pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>What is Vaclav Klaus’ view of environmentalism? </li></ul>(Answer at least one of these questions)
  10. 10. Czech Government <ul><li>Describe the structure of Czech government . </li></ul><ul><li>Is it democratic? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how laws are made and changed in The Czech Republic. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell how people are chosen to lead the country and for how long their terms should be. </li></ul>Insert picture of political leader along with his name and the political party he/she represents (answer at least the first two questions)
  11. 11. Czech Economy <ul><li>Is the Czech Republic a Developed Country ? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe its transition from a command economy to a market economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain which goods and services are produced in the Czech Republic. </li></ul><ul><li>How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? </li></ul>(answer at least the first two questions)
  12. 12. Czech Monetary system <ul><li>What’s the official exchange rate with the U.S. dollar? </li></ul>Illustrate this Czech currency, historical or current.
  13. 13. Population Pyramid <ul><li>What major trends do the bar graph changes 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>war or other disaster? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Customs and Traditions <ul><li>Czech Culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in the Czech Republic. Include information about who celebrates and when they celebrate. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Czech Tourism <ul><li>Tell about the points of interest in The Czech Republic that people from other countries may be interested in visiting. </li></ul><ul><li>What sites do the tour guides recommend? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Czech Sports and recreation <ul><li>What is the Czech Republic’s primary spectator sport? </li></ul><ul><li>Is football (soccer) important there? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Military <ul><li>Is your country a member of NATO ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the primary mission of the Czech Army? </li></ul><ul><li>How much does it spend annually on defense? </li></ul>The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (answer at least two of these questions)
  18. 18. Czech history Make a timeline of at least five important historical events using the timeline of Czechoslovakia Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event 1993 4th Date 3rd Date 2nd Date 1st Date Communism Collapses WWII 1 st Event
  19. 19. Communism What was the Eastern Bloc?
  20. 20. Czechoslovakia What was the “Velvet Divorce?”
  21. 21. Current Event <ul><li>Summarize a current event involving The Czech Republic and the United States. </li></ul>Post and caption a picture this event has generated.
  22. 22. 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 The Czech Republic, where would you most want to go? </li></ul>
  23. 23. Links <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Republic </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><li>Trek / </li></ul><ul><li>World /Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li>My Czech / </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. State Department/Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li> /Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li> /Czech Republic </li></ul><ul><li>National Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Post any links on this page for websites not already noted. Be sure to hit “enter” to set the link. </li></ul>