World Geography

HEI Project DAY 1

Day 1 - Finding Research Quality Sources | Video Lesson

Database Keywords that Work by Topic

Use These Research-Quality Sources

Citing Sources in (new) MLA 8

(If using a database, the citation is provided for you...just copy/paste it.)

Day 1 Video Lesson - How to Find Reputable, Research-Quality Information for Your Project

HEI Project Database Lesson Rev 2018.mp4

HEI PROJECT DAY 2 - Creating Infomercials with Adobe Spark

Day 2 Resources

How to Use Adobe Spark to make a PSA (This year, you will be making an infomercial instead of a PSA. PSAs tend to only promote one side of an issue, so make sure to include a balanced look at your topic).

Example of Video Infomercials That Present Multiple Sides of An Issue


VIDEO CREATION RESOURCES




Brochure Templates

Slides Brochure Template

Docs Brochure Template

Print Settings

If you're printing at school, do this:

  • File > Print
  • Change to LMC BizHUB Color printer
  • Click "Print using system dialog"
  • Click Preferences button
  • On Quality tab, confirm that Auto Color is selected in the top menu
  • On the Layout tab
    • Change Print Type drop-down to 2-Sided
    • Change Binding Position drop-down menu to Top Bind.
  • Culture Grams - START HERE. Find information about the cultures and peoples of the world. Includes maps, images, statistics, flags and more.
    • This database will do your MLA citation for you! Look at the bottom of each page on the website or check with Mrs. Jonson if you need help.
  • CIA World Factbook - Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
    • MLA Citation Example - “The World Factbook: ALGERIA.” Central Intelligence Agency, Central Intelligence Agency, 23 Jan. 2018, www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ag.html.