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Geography Starter

Starter

 
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 

Getting a wiki account

Wikispaces
 

Becoming a member of the class wiki

You will need to request to become a member of your class wikispace.
 

Who is doing what?

 

Australia Australia

Bolivia Bolivia

Canada Canada

Indonesia Indonesia

Nepal Nepal

Niger Niger

Norway Norway

Switzerland Switzerland

Wikis and Factfiles

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Location and Climate

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

A

Development

C

D

E

F

G

H

A

B

What is it like to live there?

D

E

F

G

H

A

B

C

Relationships with Other Countries

E

F

G

H

A

B

C

D

Population Size and Shape

F

G

H

A

B

C

D

E

How Developed?

G

H

A

B

C

D

E

F

Evaluation

H

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

 

Today's Task

  1. Watch the introduction to Wikispaces here.
  2. Create a new page on the class wiki > enter the name of your new page > choose a page template to start with.
  3. Build a factfile for your country. The factfile should include at least the following:
      • Capital
      • Total area
      • Population
      • Languages
 
CIA World Factbook
 

Extension Task

  1. Watch the Wikispaces tutorial on inserting images and files here.
  2. Use the information from the tutorial to add an image of the flag for your country.
 
Geography Review
Homework

Review and Homework Task

 
Add three extra pieces of information to the factfile for the country shown in the table below. So if you are Student D - this lesson you will have produced a factfile about Indonesia but for homework you will add information to the Canada factfile.
 
 

Australia Australia

Bolivia Bolivia

Canada Canada

Indonesia Indonesia

Nepal Nepal

Niger Niger

Norway Norway

Switzerland Switzerland

Wikis and Factfiles

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

A

 

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