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  51.   Resources - Can't live without them!
...ons ripe for plunder by warlords Profits from sapphires, rubies and timber arming the Khmer Rouge in their interminable jungle war in Cambodia Guerillas using the threat of sabotage to extort hundreds of millions of dollars from oil companies prospecting in Colombia Opium funding 20 years of war in Afghanistan The Congo's continuing civil war subsisting on the proceeds of elephant tusks and coltan, a vital mineral in the manufacture of mobile phones With the end of the cold war, superpowers no longer fund civil wars for their own geopolitical ends, says Renner. Their place has been taken by the market - in the form o...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  52.   Arab Culture and Society
...outes reached deep into Asia, Africa and Europe. - Coffee came from Yemen on the Arabian peninsula. - Spices came from India and China. (But the Arabs did very different things with them. Arab food does not resemble Asian food). - Nuts are widely used in Arab cooking. Often these come from Iran and Afghanistan. - Oranges: The oranges of Jaffa in Palestine (now in Israel) are famous. They were introduced by European colonists in the 19th century. - Wine: Algeria is a Muslim country and most people do not drink alcohol. But due to the French colonial influence, Algeria is a significant wine-exporting country. Under the...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  53.   The Value of a Garden
.... 3. What other ways, besides preserving species in botanical gardens, do humans use to prevent rare plants from becoming extinct? 4. How do humans preserve rare animals? 5. What are seed banks? What is their role in conservation of plant species? How does international conflict, such as the war in Afghanistan, affect seed banks and our ability to conserve plant species? Personal Viewpoint Questions 1. Can botanical gardens play an important role in conserving biodiversity? Why or why not? 2. Can zoos play an important role in conserving rare animals? Why or why not? 3. The author states, "two-thirds of the world's p...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  54.   Intro to Cold War
...ire It was always burning, since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire No, we didn't light it But we tried to fight it Birth control, Ho Chi Minh Richard Nixon back again Moonshot Woodstock Watergate, punk rock Begin Reagan Palestine Terror on the airline Ayatollah's in Iran Russians in Afghanistan Wheel of Fortune, Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide Foreign debts Homeless Vets AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz Hypodermics on the shores China's under martial law Rock and roller, cola wars, I can't take it anymore We didn't start the fire It was always burning, since the world's been turning We didn't start the fire...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  55.   Navigation_Page
...highlighting what they already know about 9/11, and what they would like to know. 3. After the students have completed their worksheets about the hijackers, have them complete a timeline about the immediate reactions to the events of 9/11 by the American people, the Patriot Act, and the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq. 4. Before discussing the globalization of terrorism, have students brainstorm ideas of what they think terrorism is or means. Write the responses on the whiteboard and connect the similarities or highlight the differences.
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  56.   Billy Joel Lesson Plan
..., Liston beats Patterson Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British politician sex JFK, blown away, what else do I have to say CHORUS Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon, back again Moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock Begin, Reagan, Palestine, terror on the airline Ayatollolah's in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan "Wheel of Fortune" , Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide Foreign debts, homeless vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz Hypodermics on the shores, China's under martial law Rock and Roller Cola Wars, I can't take it anymore CHORUS We didn't start the fire But when we are gone Will it still burn on, and on, and on, and on...
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  57.   The Cold War And Beyond
...I think she would have refrained from characterizing it as naive as long as she knew it was the view of the president of the United States. politburo Definition: The principal policy-making and executive committee of a communist party. Context: The Soviets decided in the politburo to withdraw from Afghanistan. capitalist Definition: A person who subscribes to an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods. Context: He began as #1 enemy and ended as #1 friend to the capitalist world. Standards This lesson plan may be used to address the academic standards listed below. These stand...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  58.   Islam: History, Society And Civilization
...wo excerpts. One point: Students participated minimally in class discussions; cited few or no details about the Crusades from the program; wrote an incomplete overview of their assigned primary resource, including one or no excerpts. Extensions For segments "The History and Teachings of Islam" and "Afghanistan, 12 Years Of Violence": Hold a class discussion about Islam. Pose these questions: Whose teaching inspired this religion? (the prophet Muhammad) When did it begin? (7th century) How widespread is Islam? (It is the second largest religion worldwide.) Next, ask students to define the following words: Muslim (one...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  59.   The Cuban Missile Crisis
...tests first hydrogen bomb. 1953: Korean War ends. 1955: Warsaw Pact organized 1957: Launch of Sputnik 1950s: McCarthy Hearings 1961: Berlin Wall built 1961: Bay of Pigs 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis 1963: Installation of a Hot Line 1969: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) begins. 1979: Invasion of Afghanistan 1987: Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty 1989: Berlin Wall comes down. 1990: Unification of East and West Germany 1991: Collapse of the Soviet Union Explain to students that they will research one Cold War event. (You may assign more than one student to an event such as the Korean War and have them write...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  60.   Why study War?
...hat is war, what does it involve, and how does it happen? a- Connections - War web and mural Option 1: Handout 1: "Causes of War (Typology)" Discuss causes of war... What about exotic resources? Why, if not needed for survival, are they causes of war? (Think about diamonds in Sierra Leone, opium in Afghanistan, cocaine in Colombia... Why???) - great discussion! AND/OR Option 2: Revisit the war web created earlier and the new student observations from the mural. Is there anything new to add? Add new information to war web.a- Discussion of questionnaire answers End with: We now understand elements of war. Transition in...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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