Kids React to the Death of Osama bin Laden
"Groovy Afghanistan" - astonishing pictures from the 1960s-70s
ETHNICITY AND STEREOTYPES RESOURCE ROUNDUP
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Google World News
Quarter 2-3 Learning Objectives
Year-long learning objectives
SweetSearch and SweetSearch for Social Studies
IHS Library resources and passwords, including Student Research Center
US Department of State (US government agency for foreign policy, with information, briefings, and policies on most global issues and countries today. Search or browse for your country or topic in the top right-hand corner).
Council on Foreign Relations (US foreign policy strategies for high-priority countries such as Iran, North Korea, or Sudan. Use the search box in the top right-hand corner to find resources on your country).
US Library of Congress Country Studies (History and social, economic, political, and national security policies of almost every country in the world)
Foreign Policy Magazine Online (A more advanced source for policy proposals on a range of current global issues)
CultureGrams and CultureGrams Kids (login: issaquah, password: eagles)
Finding old news stories
How to search the web effectively
Web search strategies in Plain English (3 min video)
Bibliography help and More bibliography help
SoundGecko converts documents to audio
Play Expedition and experience stereotypes about Africans up close and personal. You play the brave European explorer...
"The Click Song"/Qangquothwane (2:00)
Promises: A 2009 interview with Faraj. Thanks, Addie Strassell!
The crisis in Nigeria, in 11 maps and charts. Thanks, Hannah Judson!
VIDEO: Kidnapped Nigerian girls face serious risks (8:00). Thanks, Ariel Hablewitz!
Comparing TIME Magazine covers in America with TIME covers around the world. You'll be surprised! Thanks, Hannah Judson!
Banksy at the West Bank Barrier
The story behind Banksy
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's project build affordable health clinics worldwide
Nonviolence TED Talks:
An artist imagines the borders of Africa had it never been colonized by Europe
Monopoly experiment demonstrates how privileged people tend to (mis)behave
Online timeline-making tools
Every country England has ever invaded (it's all but 22 countries in the world!)
What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
John Green of Crash Course explains what's going on in the Ukraine (6 min).
CIA World Factbook
FindtheData Country Facts - thanks, Colten Woo!
Julianna Bernado recommends Library of Congress Country Profiles
Economist Intelligence Unit - Country Profiles (try this!)
UN Human Development - Country Profiles
Global Slavery Index 2013
U.S. Department of State: What is Modern-Day Slavery?
Slavery 101 (scroll down for 10 minute video introduction to modern-day slavery)
Modern slavery in the news:
Semester 1 Final Exam multiple choice answer key
Brooklyn's Mayans Pretty Sure World Won't End Friday
final grade calculator
podcast on descendants of Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan DNA test attracts hordes of takers
Did the church perform same-sex marriages?
Slam poetry regarding church's attitude toward gay people.
TED Talk: How to overthrow a dictator
Uncontacted Tribes (from Survival International)
Hinduism for kids
Buddhism for kids
wealth inequality in The Hunger Games
results of our class political survey (from Pew Political Typology)
Love, Betrayal, and a T-shirt (Planet Money episode 497), 22 minute radio story about Bangladeshi sisters in a t-shirt factory
website that shows you where stuff comes from.
Equality Trust has data from the TED talk we watched in class ("How Inequality Harms Societies")
16 minute TED Talk video arguing that China is the new global example of how to succeed economically.
How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist (3 min video)
radio story on racial profiling in Seattle: 4 black men (including Sir Mix-a-Lot!) tell their experiences.
Top Ten Professions that Attract the Most Psychopaths
Great Firewall of China: Use this link to test whether your favorite websites are blocked in China by the government!
Modern day slavery directly affects 29 million people in the world today
xkcd: A Webcomic of Romance, Sarcasm, Math, and Language takes on map bias
Curious about the government shut-down?
extremely rad 3:44 minute video, called 42 Amazing Maps.
Subscribe to news headlines! A quick skim each day keeps you up to date.
INTERESTING LINKS OF THE WEEK
Collaborate to put together the puzzle of how Haiti got to be the way it is today.
Make sense of the details and order of events in Haitian history.
simple timeline of Latin American/Haitian history (periods 1-2 due Tues, period 4 due Thurs)
Latin America opinion survey, round 2 due Friday
study for the Latin America test next Thursday, 3/21
Latin America opinion survey, round 2 due tomorrow
DUE TODAY: Latin America opinion survey, round 2
Latin America crossword puzzle due Monday
study for the Latin America test next Thursday, 3/21 (including comparing your two opinion surveys (green and purple) and preparing for part 3 of the test