This research assignment is designed to challenge
the student to be creative as well as demonstrate subject matter
You are also challenged to learn a new skill/practice an
existing skill in applying PowerPoint (or OpenOffice) software to your
You will not find the "answer" for this assignment in the text or any
other single location - this is an integrative assignment that requires
you, the student, to create your presentation template and apply your
own knowledge on the assigned topic.
You MUST stick to the topic - projects turned in that are not on the topic will not be considered for grading.
Please create a 12-15 slide (to approximate a 15 minute spoken
presentation) PowerPoint presentation discussing the way that the
following geographic concepts are represented in in a particular food
item or cuisine:
Be sure to address these SPECIFIC geographic terms and concepts.
use "subsets" of these definitions (e.
contagious diffusion) if such
Be sure to refer to your text and glossary to ensure you
completely understand these concepts.
Be sure to present clear citations and mature work.
Make the most of
each slide to show effective communication - one of APUS's primary
learning objectives for all students in all classes (see syllabus for
This exercise will require some research on your part and you are to use
Be careful of Wikipedia or other "wiki" sites