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Disney Earth Transcript
|Posted on September 27, 2016 at 7:05 AM||comments (0)|
Disney Earth Notes are DUE FRIDAY (9/30). Use the transcript to help you complete your notes.
5 Themes of Geography
|Posted on September 13, 2016 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
In class today we examined the 5 Themes of Geography. Check out the slideshow below for a different look at the 5 Themes. We used our flip notes to understand where people live and what it is like there. There was a 5 question Plicker quiz to check for understanding.
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Rotation, Revolution and Seasons
|Posted on October 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
Bill Nye does a great job explaining seasons!
The folks over at Crash Course also produced a good video to help you with understanding why we have opposite seasons from people in S. Africa, Argentina and Australia (among other places).Read Full Post »
Explaining Chinese Philosophy Through Vinegar
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The Middle Kingdom
|Posted on June 8, 2015 at 8:30 AM||comments (0)|
In 1,000 BC the Chinese people, unaware of high civilizations in the West, believed their empire occupied the middle of the earth, surrounded by barbarians.
Wait for it...the MONGOLS!!!
|Posted on June 8, 2015 at 8:15 AM||comments (2)|
The term "barbarian" refers to a person who is perceived to be uncivilized. The word is often used either in a general reference to member of a nation or ethnos, typically a tribal society as seen by an urban civilization either viewed as inferior, or admired as a noble savage. In idiomatic or figurative usage, a "barbarian" may also be an individual reference to a brutal, cruel, warlike, insensitive person. (Wikipedia)
Located in northern central Asia, a grou...Read Full Post »
Hinduism and Buddhism
|Posted on May 31, 2015 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
Another great job by the Crash Course folks!
Digging Deeper into Gandhi & Indian Independence
|Posted on May 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
The History Channel does a good job summarizing the life and impact of Mohandas K. Gandhi.
In the famous Salt March of April and May 1930, thousands of Indians followed Gandhi from Ahmadabad to the Arabian Sea to protest the British salt ta...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 24, 2015 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
Click on the link below to access the HDI's of Asia. You only have to do the Asia HDI map.
Riches & Misery: The Consequences Of The Atlantic Slave Trade
|Posted on March 24, 2015 at 2:50 PM||comments (10)|
A detailed drawing of the slave ship Brookes, showing how 482 people were to be packed onto the decks. The detailed plans and cross sectional drawing of the slave ship Brookes was distributed by the Abolitionist Society in England as part of their campaign against the slave trade, and dates from 1789....Read Full Post »
Crash Course: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
|Posted on March 24, 2015 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
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Lost Civilizations: Mayans
|Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
Click here to watch the video.
Engineering an Empire: Aztecs
|Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:10 PM||comments (0)|
Cultures & Kingdoms of West Africa (map and text)
|Posted on March 14, 2015 at 12:25 AM||comments (0)|
For periods 2 & 3, go to the Documents page for pages 134-135 of the text needed to complete your map activity.
Guns, Germs & Steel KEY
|Posted on March 14, 2015 at 12:15 AM||comments (0)|
Go to the Documents page to compare your notes with mine. Periods 4 & 5 will be taking the quiz on Monday, March 16.
A Crash Course in Crash Course
|Posted on March 10, 2015 at 10:40 AM||comments (0)|
For our exploration and analysis of the Civilizations of the Americas (Mayans, Incans and Aztecs) we will be creating our own Crash Course style video. After researching the basic aspects of these civilizations, groups of students will break-up into teams of researchers, cartoon editors and script writers. Deadlines for the phases will be announced shortly. Go to the Documents page for a copy of the directions and ...Read Full Post »
African Geography Quiz
|Posted on March 4, 2015 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
Date: Friday or next day we meet as a class if we are out due to snow.
How should you study?
Parts 1 & 2 of quiz are pure memorization. Know where the countries, landforms and bodies of water are in Africa.
Part 3 is application. How does geography impact Africa?
What should you use to study?
1) Map games
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Guns, Germs and Steel: Into the Tropics
|Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:25 AM||comments (6)|