No Place like Home - Geography Research Activity

It has been said that there is no place like home. But how can we really say that unless we have checked?
This activity harnesses web resources to compare a country with a state or another country. At the end of the exercise, state your conclusion. Printer version

NG Country Profiles / CIA World Fact Book / NationMaster / State Facts for Students / Fifty States Fact Monster / Country Facts

  Home State, Province or Country: Comparison State or Country:
Capital's Population    
Per Capital Income    

Percentage of people your age

Life expectancy

Elevation high/low    


Literacy rate    
Population below poverty line    
Suffrage (Age)    

Home State, Province or Country: Comparison Country:



National Debt

If state - give national



2 products




Environmental Issues

name 2


Native plant


Native animal


Based on your findings - where do you prefer to live? Support your answer with facts.


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