|Content Provider||Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center 2010-11 Honorable Mention|
Ballantine Hall 542A
1020 N. Kirkwood Road
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 856-1126
Fax: (812) 855-8667
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 6 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||30|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Foreign/World Languages, Gifted & Talented, Sciences, Social Studies/History|
|Secondary Disciplines||Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Technology/Information Science|
|Program Description||This program deals specifically with the Aral Sea, arguably the greatest ecological disaster in the history of the world. Participants are walked through its case from its beginnings in Ancient History, through the Middle Ages, to the days of the Soviet Union and the beginning of the end for the sea.|
1. This program begins with introductions and research questions.
2. We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation.
3. We view a short video on the Aral Sea
4. Participants have a guided question & answer session
The participant will:
- develop an appreciation for ecologic fragility
- explore the relationship between humanity and the environment
- engage in a discussion about the importance of discussion and debate in making environmental policy
- list bodies of water in Central Asia
|National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns||
NSS-G.K-12.5 ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
As a result of activities in grades K-12, all students should Understand how human actions modify the physical environment and understand how physical systems affect human systems.
|State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns||
Environment and Society
Students will acquire a framework for thinking geographically about the environment and society. They will analyze ways in which humans affect and are affected by their physical environment and the changes that occur in the meaning, distribution and importance of resources.
|Program Length||30 - 45 minutes|
This program is available by request ONLY
Multipoint Cost: $0.00
By Request Cost: $0.00
|Program Fee Notes||Government funded - free to all users|
|Cancellation Policy||Cancellation without due warning may result in other content being provided to that requestor being pulled.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Recording Notes||Recording is permitted with prior approval from content provider.|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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