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|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.
|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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|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 »
|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.
|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 »
|Posted on May 31, 2015 at 7:45 AM||comments (0)|
Another great job by the Crash Course folks!
|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 taxes. The march resulted in the arrest of nearly 60,000 peop...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.
|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.
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|Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
Click here to watch the video.
|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.
|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.
|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 »
|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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