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Environmental Influences

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Geography USE THIS.docx

 

Draft 1 (June 21, 2012)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SBbLlUPPvzEO0lzFlEzqMbnNvKf36FB8aBWIIAxVMuY/edit


Big Idea
◦Landforms, climate, and resources affect the way we live.

Enduring Understanding:
◦Students will understand that where we live influences how we live; yet all of us are connected with each
other and the world.

Essential Questions:
◦How does where we live influence how we live?
◦Why does where we live influence how we live?
◦No matter where we live, how are we all connected with each other and
the world?

 


Draft 2

 

Geo-Literacy (interactions, interconnections, implications)

Big Idea
There is a relationship between where we live and how we live. Human activities can affect the earth’s systems.

Enduring Understanding
SWUT landforms, climate, and resources affect the way we live.
SWUT we are connected with each other and the world.
SWUT humans impact the environment.

Essential Questions
How does where we live influence how we live?
Why does where we live influence how we live?
How are we all connected with each other and the world?

Comments (5)

Eric said

at 1:25 pm on Jun 21, 2012

What's wrong with "geography?"

Lfliegelman@OSSU.org said

at 1:56 pm on Jun 21, 2012

-E.I. seems to connote deeper thinking and seems more enticing is 21st Century way
-even National Geographic has moved away from the word geography.

Eric said

at 1:30 pm on Jun 21, 2012

"all of us are connected to each other and the world" ...is this true?

"◦No matter where we live, how are we all connected with each other and
the world?" - Does this further discussion?

dylan bertolini said

at 1:38 pm on Jun 21, 2012

we agree with Eric and what is so wrong with the word geography.
how does place influence peoples interaction with the environment?
technology reduces the impact of geography on individuals

Eric said

at 1:45 pm on Jun 21, 2012

Possible EQ's
"Is geography destiny?"

"Why do some people fear and others embrace globalization?"

"War, what is it good for?"

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