Vern Thompson

7th Grade /Social Studies


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Week of:

06.01.10

Agenda ~ Description

Monday

06.01.10

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Continue Part II & III

Conquest
Go over viewing guide and discuss

Part III

Into The Tropics
Group questions
Viewing guide

Tuesday

06.02.10

Let’s Play Ancient History Jeopardy!

Pick Teams

Distribute Materials

Team Meetings and Practice

Wednesday

05.26.10

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Continue Part II

Conquest
Go over viewing guide and discuss
Thursday

 

 
Friday

05.28.10
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Continue Part II & III
Conquest
Go over viewing guide and discuss
Part III
Into The Tropics
Group questions
Viewing guide

THE QUESTION!
How did the development of steel help civilizations gain power?
Next Question
What were the common weapons of war 500 years ago? 300 years ago? 100 years ago? 50 years ago? And…in 2010?
Next Question
What weapons do you think have had the most impact on warfare throughout history?
Part III
Most deaths in children under 5 are due to
Infectious diseases and malnutrition
Premature birth/birth defects
accidents
True or False
At least 40% of the deaths in children under age 5 that occur worldwide each year could be prevented by administering existing vaccines to young children.
Last Question
List what you believe are the 5 most deadly infectious diseases worldwide.

Last Question
List what you believe are the 5 most deadly infectious diseases worldwide.
Acute Lower Respiratory Infections/Pneumonia (3.7 million)
Tuberculosis (2.9 million)
Diarrhea (2.5 million)
HIV/AIDS (2.3 million)
Malaria (1.5 – 2.7 million)

 

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