The European Union
Which countries are considered new members of the union? Which countries are candidates for membership? When is 'Europa Day'? How many of these have been celebrated? In how many languages is the EU website accessible? In how many languages is the European Union in the US site available?
What are the denominations of the euro coins and bills? Do they look similar to or different from currency in your country? Which countries have accepted the euro as their currency? How are the countries represented on the various coins and bills? What is the difference in euros between the price of bread in 1951 and 2002?
An essential component of many Schrebergärten, the Gartenhaus comes in many different sizes. Put together your own Gartenhaus by selecting a style of house from the initial page. Which style did you choose? What color is the roof? The house? What is the size of your Gartenhaus? Does it come with optional components? How much does it cost?
How does student housing compare with that on your campus? Which Wohnheim did you visit? What types of arrangements are available? How much do the different types of apartments cost? Are the apartments furnished? With what?
Homes for Sale
Immobilien Deutschland (http://www.immowelt.de/Immobilien/IS_geosuche.asp)
Immobilien, die Schweiz (http://www.immobilien.ch/default.asp)
(http://www.immobilien.at/suche ( click on 'Galerie')
What city/region did you explore? What type of houses did you find? How many rooms does the house have? How big is the house? Are there any special features of the house? How much does it cost? How do homes in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland compare with homes in your area?