World Geography WebQuest Learning Task
(30 pts.) This assignment is due Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 9AM
Go to phschool.com
Under Course Content…Web Codes…insert mjk-0015 thenpress Go
Left hand side of the page…under Course Content…click ontoSOCIAL STUDIES
Select Infoplease Resources
Scroll down toAtlas
Find each of these countries located on this link
Central Europe and Northern Eurasia
Spans two continents in the Northern Hemisphere
Poland/Czech and Slovak Republics, and Hungry
Balkan Peninsula/Baltic States
Baltic states and border nations along Russia’s westernedge were once republics within the Soviet Union.
The world’s largest country…it stretches across ten (10)time zones.Answer the following questions:1.Which capital cities are located on the Danube River?
Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, and Belgrade.
2.What capital city is located at 50 degrees N latitude?
3.Which two rivers serve as Poland’s western border?
The Oderand Neisse River.
4.How did World War II change the ethnic diversity of Poland?
World War 2 changed the ethnic diversity by bringing apopulation of Germans living in Poland.
5.How have political and economic conditions in the CzechRepublic changed since the 1980’s?
Politically, Communistrule was overthrown and in its place a parliamentdemocracy. Economically,
6.How have Romania’s economic activities changed since the endof Communist rule?
The minister has responded withbudget cuts to insure that the financial crisis will beresolved.