|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 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 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 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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|Posted on January 12, 2015 at 7:50 AM||comments (2)|
The due date for the Unit Review is approaching. It was originally set for January 20th, but that date may get pushed back a week or so. Either way, the questions below have been covered in class. I included where you should go to find the answer.
After we finish our exploration of the Ancient World, we will spend some time analyzing the state of affairs of N.A.M.E. today. In particular, we will compare the 3 Abrahamic Faiths born in thi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 19, 2014 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Over the remainder of the school year, we will be exploring the story of humans. From our Stone Age ancestors to the earliest civilizations in North Africa and Southwest Asia to the ancient Indian and Chinese civilizations. Along the way, we will examine how humans developed new technologies to make life on earth either easier or more fun. This week we are looking at the evolution of the earliest civilization by watching a video called Birth of Civilization by National G...Read Full Post »