Sixth Grade European Tour! • Each team has been assigned a region of Europe to explore. Students will research the countries in your assigned region using the internet. Students may also bring in outside resources to be used in class. This PowerPoint is to be used as your guide. All seven slides must be completed in your own words, according to the directions, using correct information and proper punctuation, spelling, and capitalization. Each slide must also contain a picture. Students are to add their own animations to the slides. Research Links • http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/plac es/find/ • http://www.countrywatch.com/ • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/theworld-factbook/index.html • http://www.ducksters.com/geography/europe. php • http://europa.eu/kidscorner/countries/flash/index_en.htm Name of Your Region Your Names Where (your region) is located • Tell which countries are located in your assigned region. What are the capital cities? Include a map of your region. Geographic Features of (your country) • Name any important rivers, lakes, oceans, mountain ranges and other geographic features that can be found in your region. Climate of (your region) • Tell about the typical weather patterns in your region throughout the calendar year. Environment of (your country) • Describe some of the native animals and plants that can be seen in your region. History of (your region) • Make a timeline of the important historical events of your region. Name of Event 1 Name of Event 2 Name of Event 3 Name of Event 4 Name of Event 5 Name of Event 6 Name of Event 7 Name of Event 8 1st Date 2nd Date 3rd Date 4th Date 5th Date 6th Date 7th Date 8th Date Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Description of Event Customs and Traditions • Tell about the important customs and traditions celebrated in your region. Include information about who celebrates and when they celebrate. Government of (the countries in your region) • Explain how laws are made and changed in the countries in your region. Tell how people are chosen to lead the countries. Economy of (the countries in your region) • Explain which goods and services are produced in your region. How do people typically provide for the needs of themselves and their families? Tourism in (your region) • Tell about the points of interest in your region that people from other countries may be interested in visiting.