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5/28

This is the Life.doc

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2/4

Current Situations:

http://www.csmonitor.com/

 

This Week's Assignments:      1.  World Geography Quiz 1 Next Week.  February 12.  Current European nations recognized by the United Nations.  Quiz 1 will include major geographical features--countries, bodies of water, and mountain ranges.

                                                                 2.  Maps

                                                                 3.  "Country Study" Prospectus Next Week  Sample:

                                                                 4.  Keep a Daily and Weekly Log of your Work.  Sample:

                                                                 (Next Week: More Geography and Timelines)

Teach yourself geography:

http://www.syvum.com/squizzes/geography/

 

An explanation of one reason why geography is important to history:

http://www.historytoday.com/ian-morris/latitudes-not-attitudes-how-geography-explains-history

 

Geography apps for Android:


https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.socratica.mobile.countries&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5zb2NyYXRpY2EubW9iaWxlLmNvdW50cmllcyJd

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fdu.WGCPro&hl=en

 

For iPad:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/learn-world-geography/id385952415?mt=8  

 

 


1/31

Resource Questions to Consider:http://www.wi.nrcs.usda.gov/about/challenge.html

Video series of Collapse: http://www.collapsemovie.com/

Youtube versions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdBSWjxKJOE


1/30

A History of the World in 20 minutes?  Here's one attempt: http://vimeo.com/12086524

 

Research Tools:

     Lili: http://lili.org/  

     Wolfram Alpha:http://www.wolframalpha.com/

     United Nations: http://www.un.org/en/databases/

     Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/index.html  


1/29

Jared Diamond's Collapse.  "The Vanishing," http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2005/01/03/050103crbo_books, a book review by Malcolm Gladwell.


1/28  This Week's Focus: Reverse Chronology, Research, and Resource Management

 

This Week's Assignments: Reading--"The Vanishing," Discussion of Methodology, and "Interests and Ignorances" paragraphs.

 

Reverse Chronology History

  http://www.bgsu.edu/downloads/edhd/file78637.pdf

http://historyinreverse.blogspot.com/

http://unorthodoxhistorian.wordpress.com/tag/reverse-chronology/

 

Guiding Questions.  Why are things the way they are?

 

Consider issues such as: Human Rights, Economics, Politics, Science, Resource Management, Women's Rights, Transportation, Technology, Agriculture, Military Tactics and Strategy, Naval Power, Energy Use, Healthcare, Entertainment, Recreation, Leisure Time, Geography, Ideas, Art, etc.

 

Ask yourself why the current situations exist and be prepared to trace the causes from the effects.

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