Transcript: Geography Sea of Cortez, The Carribian Sea, and Pacific Ocean surround Mexico. Mexico is near Belize, Guatemala, and United States. Located on the continent North America. Culinary The people mostly grow corn, but also grow beans, barley and fruits such as oranges, apples, and grapes. They have McDonalds, Burger King, KFC, and they even have places like Starbucks. In Mexico, they eat breakfast early around 6:00am. They eat lunch in the afternoon and they eat dinner around 8:00pm. Lunch is the most important meal in Mexico, and dinner is usually a lighter food such as tacos. Tacos start in a hard shell. You can put anything inside of a taco shell, but most people put in meat, cheese, and vegetables. Tacos can also be made in a soft wrap. Clothing In Mexico, the people wear clothes similar to European fashion. In the old Mexico, people used to wear Ponchos. Mexico is a very hot and humid place so people wear short and breathable clothing. Demographics Male literacy rate: 86.9% Female literacy rate: 85.3% Population below poverty line: 18.2% In Mexico, the main currency is Pesos. The population of Mexico is 112,336,538 people. Government Mexico has a democracy as a government. It has been in effect since 2000. The government runs where the people have a say in what changes are made to their government. They vote on issues and elect people into positions. So far the government is doing a good job, the only problem in the government is gangs and drugs. Here is a link http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/10/border-patrol-halts-mexico-flights/ Music People in Mexico play instruments such as Guitars, Violins, Vihuela, Guitarron, and Trumpets. Traditional music is played in a band called Mariachi. In a Mariachi band, the musicians play instruments and sing about traditions and their lifestyles. Some famous musicians from Mexico include Miguel Bernal Jiménez, Lolita De La Colina, and Marco Antonio Solis. http://www.daytranslations.com/famousmexicans Famous People Miguel Bernal Jiménez He was a Mexican composer,organist, pedagogist and musicologist. He is known for his religious music. When he was young, he was a choir boy. He is also known as his part in the sacro (sacred nationalism) movement. Hernán Cortés Hernán Cortés was a Spanish Conquistador who led the exposition that ended the Aztec Empire. He also added land to Mexico. In 1519, he was elected captain of the third expedition to the mainland. Vicente Guerrero Vicente Guerrero was the second president of Mexico. He was born in Tixtla, a village in the sierra that furnishes a backdrop to Acapulco. He joined the rebellion in November 1810 and enlisted in a division that independence leader José Maria Morelos had organized to fight in the south. Holidays and Traditions Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on the 5th of May in Mexico and sometimes in the United States. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. A lot of people think that it is the Mexican form of the Fourth of July. The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration takes place on November 1. Tourist Attractions Los Cabos is a 20 mile beach area at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. It has white sandy beaches and is surrounded by resorts, restaurants, bars and other attractions. People travel to this location because it is a great place for water sports and has some of the best fishing in the world. Tulum is located on the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. It once was the Mayan city of Coba. The tropical beach backdrop however makes this a stunning top attraction. Teotihuacan was a civilization built on the flourishing metropolis of Teotihuacán and it’s huge pyramids. This is the largest pyramid in Teotihuacán and all of Mexico. What I Have Learned I have learned that Mexico has many different holidays and beautiful places. In Mexico, there is also many different foods to eat and activities to do. Mexico's government is a democracy, but they have a problem with drugs and gangs. The people in Mexico also wear similar clothes to the ones we wear in the U.S. The weather is hot and humid all year round. Work Cited http://www.touropia.com/tourist-attractions-in-mexico/ http://www.aboutmexico.net/mexico/holidays.asp http://images.google.com/ http://www.foodnetwork.com/topics/mexican/index.html Mexico By: Ryan Donohoo
Transcript: Bangladesh Presented by: Giana Pardee :) for Mrs. Gile's computer class Top Ten 1. University of Dhaka 2. American international University of Bangladesh 3. Bangladesh University of engineers & technology 4. National University of Bangladesh 5. Jahangirragar University 6. North south University 7. East west University 8. Ahsunullah University of science & technology 9. Rajshahi University 10. Shahja University of science and technology science KINGDOM: animalia PHYLUM: chordata CLASS: amphibia ORDER: anura FAMILY: microhylidae GENUS: kaloula SPECIES: dulchra Geography Clothing-Traditional jamdani is an expensive type of fabric that has been described as "woven air" because the fabric is sheer or near see-through, quality Clothing- Modern Women- they wear dresses and shals over their sholders. Girls- wear dresses with leggings underneth. Men- they wear long T-shirts down to their knees with pants underneth. Boys- wear the same as the men. cost analisis The cost ananisis is for 2 people for 3 days and 4 nights. Menu Gajar narkel halua Ingredients 1. 1kg gajar( carrot), shredded 2. 1 narkel( coconut), shredded 3. 3/4 kg ( or as u taste) 4. 1/2 ltr milk 5. whole garam masala( 4/5 elach, 3 darchini, 2 bay leaves) 6. raisin 10, pesta badam 10, kaju badam 5.almond 5 (soaked in hot water & sliced) 7. 1/2 cup milk pow 8. ghee, 2 tbl sp 9. Rose water 1tblsp. Procedure 1.Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, sprinkle garam masala, add shredded carrot & stir for few minutes(3/4 min), pour milk & cook till carrot gets soft, add shredded coconut, mix for 2/3 minutes, add sugar & stir continuously till it gets dissolved & mix milk pow for a minute or two. 2.Before leaving the heat, add rose wate, raisin, stir. 3.Halwa is done. 4.Garnish with nuts( pista, almond, kaju). 5.You can serve like this way but what i do is-grease one dish with a little ghee & spread the halwa evenly on the dish & cut into pieces. Let it be cool completely, then serve it on the table. 6.This is very tasty works cited http://reference.findtarget.com/search/History%20of%20University%20of%20Dhaka/ http://www.monsterfishkeepers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=292413 http://www.cssd.org/instruction.cfm?subpage=24462 http://www.undp.org.bd/feature/CHT%20Artisan%20Showcase%202006/files/c_tripura.html http://wapedia.mobi/en/Bengal_gram
Transcript: Traditions and Culture Insert a map of the country here. You'll need to save it to your H: Drive first and than click: Insert: Image. Geography Government History Insert a picture pertaining to this region. Additional Information Insert a picture pertaining to this region. Your Country Name! Discuss the key features of the history of this country. Group member names Type the key Traditions and Culture of the region. Describe the key features of the geography. Discuss the key features of the government. Describe any additional information.
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Transcript: Greece Created by: Jheel and Rhyan Greece 1 Jheel & Rhyan 2 Greece Flag #1 Important Detail #1 #2 The Greece flag was created December 22, 1978 #3 Greek Flag day takes place on October 27th Geography 3 Mainland Greece is mostly mountainous and rocky land and is almost completely surrounded my the Mediterranean sea. Greece has OVER 1400 ISLANDS!!! About 20% of Greece is Islands 4 Religion in Greece is dominated by the Greek Orthodox Church. On the mainland (Greece), most of the population is Christian Orthodox. Rest of the religion are Muslims, Catholic and Jewish Religion 5 6 Holidays and Festivals Epiphany- January 6th (When "Blessings of Waters" take place. The people throw an arrow in the sea, lakes or rivers which then swimmers must retrieve to receive good luck. Saint Valentina- Feburary 14th (Basically Valentine's day its just called Saint Valentina In Greece) May 1st- Labor day and the feast of Flowers (A time when people go out for picnics and fly kites.) Ohi Day- October 28th. (celebrating Greek refusal to let Italy invade Greece during WWll also called Day of No) March 25th- Greek independence days (Military parades) May-June- The day of Holy spirit. (A big feast that takes place 40-50 days after Easter.) November 17th- The polytechnic uprise against Junta. (The day of the student rise against the greek Junta. Students locked themselves in the polytechnic school of Athens. Three days later a tank infiltrated the school and killed many of the students.) December 25th- Christmas Some of the most famous sports in Greece are Soccer, Water polo, Basketball, Volleyball and many other Olympic sports . The Olympics were also held in Athens Greece in 1896, it was the first place the Olympics have been held. Sports 7 One of the most popular desserts in Greece is the Baklava. It consist of Filo dough and nuts. Another popular food is Moussaka it's an eggplant or potato based dish. This dish popped up in the 1920s in modern day Greece Foods 8 People in Greece mostly speak Greek. 99% of the population speak greek. The other minority of people that don't speak Greek only speak English, German, French, and/or Italian. Greeks also learn those languages. At least 13.2 people in Greece speak Greek. Language 9 Acropolis, Athens- It is considered the symbol of Athens and Greece. The Acropolis is a rocky mound rising in the heart of modern Athens which has 3 magnificent temples that has been there since the 5th century BC. Acropolis Museum, Athens- The Acropolis Museum is one of the most visited place by tourists. It is designed by Swiss Architect Bernard Tschumi. Santorini- Santorini is one of the most dramatic and beautiful of Greece's Islands. It is mostly known for the west coast cliff-top towns. Tourist Attractions 10 Athens is Greeces' capital. Greece main cities are: Thessaloniki, Patras, Larissa, Volos. Capital and Main Cities 11 Marble, Clay, Nickel, Coal, salt, Iron ore, water, bauxite, magnesite, zinc, lead, lignite Natural Resources 12 Magnesite Lignite Salt Clay The GDP in Greece is 200.3 billion USD. The literacy rate in Greece is 97.37% the male rate is 98.28% while female rate is 96.5%. Compared to other countries Greece is ranked 40 in literacy rate. The Life expectancy in Greece is about 81- 83 years old. 13 GDP, Literacy rates & Life expectancy Some imports of Greece are Crude petroleum, refined petroleum, packaged medicament, passenger and cargo ships. Some Exports of Greece are Petroleum products, Aluminum, medicament, fruits and nuts, etc... Imports and Exports 14 Greece is a developed country because the GDP, infant rate, life expectancy, and living standards are modern. Developed or Developing? 15
Transcript: Zenera Foster Period 10 AP Economics Dr. Haig China Beijing - Asia Leader: Xi Jinping Leader: Xi Jinping Birth: June 1953 Birth Place: Fuping Country, Shaanxi Province, China Father: Xi Zhongxun, Revolutionary and Vice Premier Mother: Qi Xin: Marriages: Peng Liyuan (1987-Present); Ke Lingling (Divorced) Children: with Peng Liyuan: Xi Mingze Born in 1953 to a Chinese Communist Party By 2013, Xi was elected General Secretary of Communcist Party Executive Branch: State Council and Premier of China Legislative Branch: National People's Congress Judicial branch: Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate Military Branch: People's Liberation Army (PLA Government Structure Government Structure Executive Branch: State Council and Premier of China Legislative Branch: National People's Congress Judicial branch: Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate Military Branch: People's Liberation Army (PLA) Map of China Map of China Map of flag Map of flag National Anthem National Anthem Populations/Religion Populations/Religion Language/Ethnic Group Language/Ethnic Group Imports & exports Imports & exports GDP GDP 11.2 Trillion USD (2016) Climate Climate Owing to tremendous differences in latitude, longitude, and altitude, the climate of China is extremely diverse, ranging from tropical in the far south to subarctic in the far north and alpine in the higher elevations of the Tibetan Plateau. Among them 2,404 are terrestrials and 3,862 fishes. There are more than 100 wild animal species unique to China including such well-known rare animals as the giant panda, golden-haired monkey, South China tiger, brown-eared pheasant, red-crowned crane, red ibis, white-flag dolphin and Chinese alligator. The plant collection at Lan Su presents hundreds of plants species that are native to China. It is home to more than fifty specimen trees, many rare and unusual shrubs and perennials, and curated collections of Magnolia, Peony, Camellia, Rhododendron, Osmanthus and Bamboo. Plants/Animals Plants/Animals Plants/Animals Plants/Animals These dishes are available in most large restaurants in China: Sweet and Sour Pork Sweet and sour pork Kung Pao Chicken Ma Po Tofu Wontons Dumplings Chow Mein Peking Roasted Duck Food Food Food Food Capital City: Beijing Capital City: Beijing Beijing formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. 1 Chinese Yuan=$0.16 US Dollar 5 Chinese Yuan=$0.79 US Dollar 10 Chinese Yuan=$1.58 US Dollar 50 Chinese Yuan=$7.90 US Dollar 100 Chinese Yuan=$15.79 US Dollar Currency Currency Educational System Educational System Citizens Citizens Legally, all citizens of the People's Republic of China who have reached the age of 18 have the right to vote and stand for election, regardless of ethnicity, race, sex, occupation, family background, religious belief, education, property status, or length of residence, except for persons deprived of political rights.
Transcript: LOCATION Capital: London Major Cities: London, Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge, and Southampton. Bordering Countries: Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. The Prime Minister of England’s name is David Cameron. He was born on October 9th, 1966 in London, England. First known civilization was during the Ice Age Era (35,000-10,000 years ago). Romans tried to invade Britannia (Latin name of the island) in 55BC under the rule of Julius Caesar, but failed. Invaded by the Anglo-Saxons, the Vikings, and the Normans. Ruled by Henry VIII from 1509 to 1547. Manchester had an industrial revolution during the late 18th century. The main religion practiced throughout England is Christianity. CURRENCY AND TIME The population of England is about 51,456,400 people. The climate there is extremely varied. It can go from a heat wave to a deep freeze in a matter of minutes. HOLIDAYS Some popular holidays in England are: Easter St. Georges Day Mothers Day Halloween Fathers Day Boxing Day- Day after Christmas. 1.The Eye- Largest Ferris wheel in the world. 2. Stonehenge- Prehistoric monument; Popular tourist attraction. 3. Buckingham Palace- Home of the Queen of England. 4. Lake District- Great spot for hiking and climbing, beautiful hills. 5. Tower of London- Served as a prison from 1100 to mid twentieth century. Most haunted building in England. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_did_King_Henry_VIII_reign http://www.eupedia.com/england/english_history.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_England http://www.jobev.com/engclim.html http://www.touropia.com/tourist-attractions-in-england/ ENGLAND By Conor Clarkson welcome zoom in The currency of England is the UK Pound. Their time zone is 6 hours ahead of us. RELIGION MAIN ATTRACTIONS HISTORY POPULATION AND CLIMATE FLAG PRIME MINISTER SOURCES
Transcript: Cross Country The average professional runner takes about 200 steps per mintue. History Cross country helps with your cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance. It helps boost your immune systems and lowers the risk of blood clots. It also helps prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes, and high blood pressure. It helps with balance, coordination, reaction time, and speed as well. Lastly it helps relieves stress and eliminates depression. Cross Country first started off as a hunting game in the early 1800s in which there were two sets of runners: the hunters and the prey. The prey were to run ahead and lay out markers which the hunters were to follow. The first official game was held in 1837. However, in 1876, the game turned into a race of only one set of runners who followed a preset trail over an open field. What kind of game did cross country start off as? What kind of equipment do you need for cross country? Trivia Facts Derek Ibbotson was the first man to ever run a mile in exactly 4 minutes. a) Relieve stress b) Lower risk of blood clots c) Eliminate depression d) Grow wings The average exercise life of a running shoe is 400 miles. a) Pokemon b) Star Wars c) Mario d) Hunting Aiken, Thomas M. "A Brief History Of Cross Country." History. CabalArticles, n.d. Web. 18 Jan. 2016. Equipment Questions Over 1 billion pairs of running shoes are sold every year. Sports Description By Andy Phu, Tiffany Lai, and Chuntao Qiu Bibliography The best thing about cross country is that this sport does not require a lot of equipment. All that is required for to run cross country is a set of comfortable workout clothing and a good quality pair of running shoes. "Running Facts and Trivia." Competitorcom. N.p., 08 July 2013. Web. 25 Jan. 2016. a) Umbrella b) Basketball c) Potato d) Running Shoes Which of the following is not a benefit of cross country? Cross country is a sport of long distance running. The distance is usually five kilometers, or three miles.This sport requires a lot of stamina, both physically and mentally. Runners line up by teams in the order of speed, fastest in the front and slowest in the back. When runners hear the call to start, they begin their three mile race. It is important to have a steady pace throughout the race. Benefits Video Muscles Used The muscles used in cross country are deltoids, biceps, triceps, gluteals, quadriceps, hamstrings, calf muscles, and Achilles tendon.
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