I instructed my students to look for differing
cultural, political, military, or religious
perspectives than the ones that we are provided
by our American information sources.
It turned out harder than I realized.
I could keyword search by country, but not region.
I responded by customing Google Search Engines for
I researched the top news sources for each and tried
to vary the coverage by region (I could only identify
10 sites for the custom engine to search).
The site isn’t especially beautiful, but I hope it is a
window into new understanding for both you and
your students. Some searches will yield great results,
while some will require you to adjust your search a
Have fun learning about our world and good luck
keyword searching some sources our globe provides!
PowerPoint template: http://www.free-power-point-templates.com/earth-enviroment-powerpoint-template/
Slide #2, Perspectives: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7004/6700513557_680366e27a_n.jpg
Slide #3, Global Society: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Charles_Rangel_Global_Connections_2007.jpg
Slide #4, Respect: http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/121/4/d/humans_respect_humans_by_rbeloniojr-d4y9ceu.jpg
Slide #5, Similarities: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30353465@N07/3856788872
Slide #6, Surprise & Flavor: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Princes_hot_chicken.jpg
Slide #7, Increased Understanding: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a1/Harmony_Day_(5475651018).jpg
Slide #8, Develop Opinions: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bilal-kamoon/6835060992/
All images located using Google advanced search features, labeled for noncommercial reuse.
Thank you to all of the photographers for sharing your artwork!