View the results of our class political survey (from Pew Political Typology)
Google World News
Quarter 1: Lenses on the World learning objectives
Year-long learning objectives
World Geography Games
SweetSearch and tutorial
IHS Library resources and passwords
SoundGecko converts documents to audio
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.
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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