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Environment and Culture of Tibet: Continuity and Change

from Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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This program uses the example of Tibet to explore how physical geography, environment and biodiversity influences peoples' livelihoods and culture, and how this is changing in recent times with urbanization and development.

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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.

Length

40 minutes for 6th - 12th grades


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, ParentPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Technology/Information Science, Gifted & Talented


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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Booking Information

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.

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Provider's 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.

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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

Bloomington, IN
United States

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to raising awareness about its target area: namely the Turkic, Iranian, Mongolian, Uralic, and Tibetan cultural spheres. Some countries included are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan.

Contact:
Michael Krautkraemer
iaau@indiana.edu
8128561126

Program Details

Format

1. This program begins with introductions and research questions.
2. We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation.
3. Participants have a guided question & answer session

Objectives

The participant will:
- develop an appreciation for the influence of physical systems on human populations;
-identify some main characteristics of Tibetan culture and its links to the land;
- explore the implications of modern developments on environments and people;
- list several important geographic and environmental features of the Tibetan Plateau.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National
NSS-G.K-12.2 PLACES AND REGIONS

As a result of their activities in grades K-12, -Understand the physical and human characteristics of places.
-Understand that people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity.
-Understand how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.

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.

NCSS Standards
Theme 1: CULTURE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of culture and cultural diversity.

Theme 2: TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of the past and its legacy.

Theme 3: PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS
Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of people, places, and environments.