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August 27 (83)

  1. 1. A. 1927 B. 1943 C. 1967 D. 1982 E. 2004
  2. 2. You and your companions have just survived the crash of a small plane. Both the pilot and co-pilot were killed in the crash. It is mid-January, and you are in Northern Canada. The daily temperature is 25 below zero, and the night-time temperature is 40 below zero. There is snow on the ground, and the countryside is wooded with several creeks criss-crossing the area. The nearest town is 20 miles away. You are all dressed in city clothes appropriate for a business meeting.
  3. 3. Your group of survivors managed to salvage the following items: 1. a ball of steel wool 2. a small ax 3. a loaded .45-caliber pistol 4. a can of Crisco shortening 5. newspapers (one per person) 6. cigarette lighter (without fluid) 7. extra shirt and pants for each survivor 8. 20 x 20 ft. piece of heavy-duty canvas 9. a sectional air map made of plastic 10. one quart of 100-proof whiskey 11. a compass 12. family-size chocolate bars (one per person) Your task as a group is to rank the above twelve items in order of importance for your survival. List the uses for each. You have five minutes.
  4. 4. In a group, agree on the ranking of the items. You MUST come to an agreement as a group. Rank the items and explain your rationale. You have fifteen minutes.
  5. 5. • To award points, look at the ranking numbers on this answer sheet. • Award points to each team’s top choices according to the numbers here. • For example, the map would earn 12 points, while the steel wool would earn 2 points. • Lowest score wins (and survives).
  6. 6. Please answer the questions honestly Your group will not see your answers! Completing this sheet will be part of your homework
  7. 7. This time, ask someone if you need help!
  8. 8. Due by Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.
  9. 9. Margeaux’s Introduction
  10. 10. Survival Debrief Practice Turnitin assignment Post your picture to Moodle (or bring one on your flash drive to post on Wednesday) Week 1 Discussion (first post due Thursday by midnight and at least two responses due Sunday by midnight) Get your books and materials Remember, no class on Monday!

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