Geography

German-speaking City/Region

  Before you post to the discussion, read about the German-speaking cities and regions in Europe in this week’s Learning Material (Lesson) and view the following videos: Rick Steves´ Europe: Berlin  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK5Ku1YtUKY Rick Steves´ Europe: Vienna  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfT7P9Vdq7o&t=37s Rick Steves´ Europe: Switzerland   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH5rjywpRSs Note: Because Rick Steves is an American, he pronounces the cities with an […]

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Date: December 3rd, 2022

world geography

  As discussed in lecture, Myanmar is going through a human rights crisis now.  Watch the following video and write an 10 – 12 sentence paragraph about what is going on the this country.  Which ethnic group is being impacted?  Why is this happening?  What is genocide?  How is this impacting the contemporary geography of […]

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Date: December 3rd, 2022

world geography

 Watch the video below about the Aboriginal dreamtime (dreaming) of Australia.  What is the dreamtime?  Is it the same across Aboriginal tribes?  What is the importance of the songs?  What is the connection of the songs to the Physical Geography of Australia. Make sure to write at least 3-4 sentences in your initial post.  

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Date: December 3rd, 2022

world geography

  Southeast Asia is subjected to several tectonic activities due to its location on what is known as the Pacific Ring of Fire (as discussed in the lecture). Research and find a major natural disaster due to tectonic activity that has happened in Southeast Asia and discuss it here.  What was the disaster, when did […]

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Date: December 3rd, 2022

Pros and Cons of Costal Reclamation

Articles, lectures, and videos are attached and linked below. Neo Video(2020) : Lecture: https://youtu.be/HxW_w6pPD1o Based on the questions below, discuss the pros and cons of coastal reclamation. What is coastal reclamation? Refer to the lecture video/slides. As Sengupta et al. (2018) show us, there has been a surge in coastal reclamation across the world. Why […]

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Date: November 30th, 2022

world geography

Watch the video below and discuss the following questions.  Why is July 1 a significant day for protesting in Hong Kong?  What is the “extradition” that Hong Kongers are protesting against?  Explain if this is a continuation of the Umbrella Revolution or if this is different?  Do you think violent protests are justified or are […]

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Date: November 30th, 2022

Impacts of climate change in the Ocean

a) Give an example of climate change or the efforts to combat climate change privileging some groups of people and disadvantaging others. Who gets affected by sea-level rise the most, globally or nationally? Did they contribute to climate change as much as the impacts they would get? Which population groups do the climate change funds […]

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Date: November 25th, 2022

Wildfires

GEOG GEOGRAPHY VIOLENT WEATHER / NATURAL HAZARDS Topic: Wildfires / Forest Fires · Step 1: Gather, read, and analyze at least ten (10) relatively detailed SCHOLARLY SOURCES (at least 200 words each) of information related to the chosen topic. These are your sources! Such information can come from credible major news sources, magazines, academic journals, […]

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Date: November 21st, 2022

Discussion

The film, Everything’s cool illustrates how perceptions of global warming have been shaped by business executives and politicians.  What did this film teach you about global warming? What do you think is necessary to change approaches to and opinions about climate change? More specifically, how can we reconcile the disconnect between climate science and US […]

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Date: August 24th, 2022

See info in attachment

All related info attached  asdf The Millennium Development Goals Report 201 5 UNITED NATIONS Cover Inside This report is based on a master set of data that has been compiled by the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators led by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United nations Secretariat, in response […]

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Date: August 6th, 2022