John Wood - Social Studies
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Email Mr. Wood: john.wood@mpls.k12.mn.us
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SWC Asia Map Games

http://www.purposegames.com/game/6adbaa0af3

 

http://lizardpoint.com/geography/mideast-quiz.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom: https://freedomhouse.org/sites/default/files/FITW_World_Map_24x16_fa_GF2015.jpg

Corruption: http://www.transparency.org/cpi2015#map-container

Press Freedom: https://rsf.org/en/ranking

Women’s Rights: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/ng-interactive/2014/feb/04/womens-rights-country-by-country-interactive

Religious Freedom: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/05/03/a-distressing-map-of-religious-freedom-around-the-world/

Religious Freedom: https://combonianum.org/2014/11/06/religious-freedom-world-report-2014/

Sexual Orientation Laws: http://ilga.org/what-we-do/lesbian-gay-rights-maps/

 

Human Rights Watch Annual Report by Country: https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Event Form (doc)
Current Event Form (pdf)

 

Map Practice Gameshttp://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm

 

Natural Disaster Project Word
Natural Disaster Project PDF

 

Some Natural Disaster Project Ideas 2013:

Minnesota Armistice Day Blizzard 1940
Schoolchildren's Blizzard or School Children's Blizzard or Children's Blizzard (Midwestern USA) 1888
Blizzard of 1888 (Eastern USA)

Hinkley Fire

The Locust (grasshopper) Plagues of 1874 and 1875

Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004 
Japan Tsunami 2011

Earthquake, Tangshan, China, 1976
Earthquake Haiti 2010

Louisiana Flood, 1927 
Johnstown Flood, 1889

Hurricane Katrina (August 2005)
Hurricane Hugo SE United States, 1989
Galveston Hurricane, 1900 
Hurricane Sandy (November 2012)

Montserrat Volcano
Vesuvius/Pompeii Volcano
Krakatoa Volcano
Irish Potato Famine

The Dust Bowl, Great Plains, 1930’s

1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
2011 Joplin, Missouri Tornado

 

 

 

Country Report 

Country Report (MSWord)

Culture Grams:
http://online.culturegrams.com/world/index.php

CIA World Factbook:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

U.S. State Department:
http://travel.state.gov/

Lonely Planet
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations

World Population Data:
http://www.prb.org/Publications/Datasheets/2012/world-population-data-sheet/world-map.aspx#/map/population

NY Times Topics:
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://lt.umn.edu/geothentic/

http://lakeharriet.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/dish_report_fall2011.pdf

http://lakeharriet.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/dish_report_fall2011.doc

http://www.thinkfinity.org/welcome