Thursday, September 15, 2016

A Journey Around the Earth and Beyond



Video of the Day: Cosmic Eye  Behold the marvel that is our vast universe! 


Populating the Earth: Assignment Review  Today you will be provided some time in class to work on your two 'Populating the Earth' assignments from this week, which are both due tomorrowPopulating the Earth - Questions and Populating the Earth - Cognitive Content Dictionary. Both assignments can still be found in your Social Studies Google Classroom. After working closely with the members of your team, be prepared to share your responses to the questions with the class.

If you are finished with both assignments, you may also use this time to put the finishing touches on your Current Event Notes and Summary #2, which is also due tomorrow

Video: The Human Family Tree  Today we are also going to watch excerpts from the National Geographic documentary The Human Family Tree: Tracing the Human Journey Through Time. The film "traces the human journey through time, from our origins in the heart of Africa to the ends of the world." In your Social Studies Google Classroom you will find the document The Human Family Tree - Video Study Guide, which you will use to take notes.  

Homework  Complete the assignments Populating the Earth - Cognitive Content Dictionary, Populating the Earth - Questions, and Current Event Notes and Summary #2, all of which are due tomorrow, Friday, September 16