Guiding Thought Question: Open Google Maps Timelapse and use the bottom bar to navigate to the Aral Sea (Along the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) and come up with three possible explanations that could cause such a rapid decrease in the size of the lake. Rank them according to probability (1 being most probably, 3 being the least probable).
Today's Learning Objective:
Forum: The Disappearing Lake (3.6)
Forum 3.5 - Importance of Trees
Forum 2.6 - Problems of Borders
Guiding Thought Question: Predict why not having clearly defined borders between countries would be so important for international security.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the issues related to borders and the formation of countries. Students will participate in an activity related to understanding territorial disputes then engage in discussion related to topics of establishing countries.
Forum 2.5 - The Face of Hunger
Forum 2.4 - Connecting Conflicts
Global Studies Class Forum
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.