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Water and Classical Civilizations/Crash Course World History

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Water and Classical Civilizations/Crash Course World History

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https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/62d09955-3795-45db-8663-3a5f9b27782c/water-and-classical-civilizations-crash-course-world-history-222/

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PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Join host John Green to learn about water. People cannot live without water, which means it's absolutely necessary for civilization. In this episode, John talks about water in the context of classical civilizations, but not those of Greece or Rome. Instead, we'll explore the Maya civilization in Central America and the Khmer civilization in what is now Cambodia.

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Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
9 ) Explain how economic interdependence and globalization impact many countries and their populations.

•  Tracing the flow of commodities from one region to another
•  Comparing advantages and disadvantages of global trade agreements
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Explain how the world is economically connected.
  • Discuss the effects of globalization.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • economic
  • interdependence
  • globalization
  • impact
  • countries
  • populations
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How the economies of various countries interact with one another and how it affects the global division of labor.
  • The impact of globalization on various nation-states.
  • What trading blocs are and how they impact people around the world.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast the effects of globalization on various regions of the world.
  • Explain how the various development models relate to globalization and economic development.
  • Locate less developed and more developed regions of the world.
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of global trade agreements.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Populations in various countries are impacted by economic interdependence and globalization.
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
10 ) Recognize how human-environmental interaction affects culture in today's society.

Examples: population growth in the Galapagos Islands damaging the environment of endemic plant and animal species, deforestation in the Pantanal affecting the world's largest freshwater ecosystem, green technologies affecting humans and the environment

Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the ways in which human-environment interaction has affected culture.
  • Provide examples of areas affected by environmental change.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • human-environment
  • interaction
  • recognize
  • culture
  • society
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How humans have impacted the earth's environment.
  • The major factors contributing to environmental change.
  • How humans are responding to environmental change.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • List several ways humans have impacted the environment.
  • Evaluate reasons why environmental change occurs.
  • Map areas of the world most affected by human activity.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Culture is impacted by humans interacting with the environment.
Tags: Cambodia, Khmer civilization, Maya, water
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Author: Ginger Boyd