There Are Other PlacesA project to show us where people come from and what other places are like.
What are we doing? Research another state or country Length: 4 weeks PowerPoint or Equivalent Presentation People, Places, History, Nature Why do this?
Meeting the standards. Social Studies: -use maps and technologies to acquire information -Compare physical and human characteristics of places and regions Technology: -interact and collaborate with peers using digital environments and media -develop cultural awareness by engaging with learners from other cultures -use applications effectively and productively
How do we do it?Getting Information: Social Networking Sites (Facebook, My Space, etc.) Talk to people from your place. Talk to experts.
How do we do it?Getting Pictures: Google Earth (earth.google.com/) Include pictures (past and present) Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/) Include local inhabitants pictures
Required Materials/Other Social Network Account Internet Access PowerPoint or Equivalent Other Resources (books, websites, other) Present Materials