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Obama Calls for Full Cooperation at Malaysia Airlines Crash Site

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Title:

Obama Calls for Full Cooperation at Malaysia Airlines Crash Site

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/1fd074f1-5940-43ac-9464-792b0d0b319d/obama-calls-for-full-cooperation-at-malaysia-airlines-crash-site/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Inspire students to think about the role of international diplomacy in the investigation of the Malaysian plane that was shot down over Ukraine with this PBS NewsHour video and educational resource from July 21, 2014. President Barack Obama called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow international investigators full access to the crash site in the war-torn region of Ukraine.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 7
Geography
8 ) Determine political, military, cultural, and economic forces that contribute to cooperation and conflict among people.

•  Identifying political boundaries based on physical and human systems
Examples: physical—rivers as boundaries between counties

human—streets as boundaries between local government units

•  Identifying effects of cooperation among countries in controlling territories
Examples: Great Lakes environmental management by United States and Canada, United Nations (UN) Heritage sites and host countries, Antarctic Treaty on scientific research

•  Describing the eruption of territorial conflicts over borders, resources, land use, and ethnic and nationalistic identity
Examples: India and Pakistan conflict over Jammu and Kashmir, the West Bank, the Sudan, Somalia piracy, ocean fishing and mineral rights, local land-use disputes

Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Evaluate the effects of political, military, cultural and economic forces on cooperation and conflict among people.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • conflict
  • cooperation
  • economic forces
  • human and physical systems
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Political boundaries created by human and physical systems.
  • The effect of cooperation among countries in controlling territories.
  • The effects of territorial conflicts over borders, resources, land use, and ethnic and nationalistic identity.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Evaluate the spatial influence of political, military, cultural forces on the landscape and among people.
  • Identify various ways boundaries are identified.
  • Evaluate the reasons for territorial conflicts.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Political, military, cultural and economic forces contribute to cooperation and conflict among people.
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Contemporary World Issues and Civic Engagement
1 ) Describe current news stories from various perspectives, including geographical, historical, political, social, and cultural.

•  Evaluating the impact of current news stories on the individual and on local, state, national, and international communities (Alabama)
•  Comparing current news stories to related past events
•  Analyzing news stories for implications regarding nations of the world
•  Locating on a map areas affected by events described in news stories
•  Interpreting statistical data related to political, social, and economic issues in current events
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Contemporary World Issues and Civic Engagement
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the relevance of major news stories.
  • Explain the information contained within a news story.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • perspective
  • local, state, national, and international communities
  • analyze
  • interpret
  • statistical data
  • compare/contrast
  • news graphic (infographic)
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • News stories can be interpreted through various perspectives.
  • The types of information that can be found within news stories.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Analyze news stories for comparative purposes in their style, format, and audience.
  • Develop connections between current issues and past events.
  • Interpret various forms of data, including statistical and geographical, contained in news stories.
  • Identify cause-effect relationships with current news stories and their world implications.
  • Locate on a map key locations of major world news stories.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The relevancy of major news stories can be established through analysis of the story and drawing connections.
Tags: Obama, transnational relationships, Vladimir Putin
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Author: Ginger Boyd