|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 1 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||35|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Foreign/World Languages, Gifted & Talented, Industrial Technology, International, Sciences, Technology/Information Science|
|Secondary Disciplines||Community Interests, Economics/Business, Social Studies/History|
|Program Description||This program discusses the importance of mining and how different mineral and energy sources from Central Asia are used around the world, even in the U.S. An important part of the mining cycle is then considering the impact that international businesses and national governments have on local communities and how we can make mining more sustainable over time.|
1.This program begins with an introduction of the region and the research questions
2.We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation
3.We view short news videos from the countries that are used as case studies
4.Participants have a guided question & answer session
- explore how mineral resources are used in our daily lives and for our energy needs
- understand the mining cycle
- examine the local impacts on communities from international mining companies
- engage in a discussion about non-renewable resource use and how it impacts people around the world
|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.
• Understand how physical systems affect human systems.
• Understand the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources.
|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||45 minutes, 60 minutes if including time for questions and discussion|
This program is available by request ONLY
|Date/Time Notes||Please allow two weeks notice to ensure there are no scheduling conflicts. We are on a university campus and share our VC facility with many other content providers.|
Multipoint Cost: $0.00
By Request Cost: $0.00
|Program Fee Notes||Our center is a Title VI National Resource Center, and US tax dollars cover costs. Our content is provided free of charge to US Institutions.|
|Cancellation Policy||All of our programs are free of charge. Cancellations without regard to our lost time might result in pulling of future programs with that school.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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