The Geography of Imperial Russia [interactive]

Tsarist Russia under Nicholas IIFor IB / A-Level historians. This task, which is best set as a homework exercise, involves getting students producing a map of Imperial Russia which highlights the range and location of nationalities, climates, time zones and natural resources. In this way they can reflect on the idea that maybe the problems of Imperial Russia were insoluble. An interactive dimension is provided to this activity if students make use of the Google Earth Tour of Tsarist Russia in 1914.