Thursday, May 19, 2022
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
EQ: What are some of the major landforms of Australia?
- Geography Now Australia
Label the following on the map:
- Indian Ocean
- Southern Ocean
- South Pacific Ocean
- Great Sands Desert
- Gibson Desert
- Great Victorian Desert
- Tanami Desert
- Hamersley Range
- Great Dividing Range
- Flinders Ranges
- Nullarbor Plain
- Great Artesian Basin
- Cape York Peninsula
- Barkly Tableland
- Label and color the map of Australia
EQ: What issues led to the American Civil War?
- Ken Burns: The Civil War Episode 1
- Name 3 issues that led to the Civil War
- In your opinion, which of these 3 issues were most important?
- How could these issues have been resolved without a war?
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
EQ: What is the city of Petra?
- How a Jordanian Princess is Saving the Ancient City of Petra (11:58) 60 Minutes Australia
- Petra's Hidden Origin (45:00) Disney+
- Who made Petra?
- Why was Petra abandoned?
- How has Petra remained unchanged for so long?
- When was Petra started?
EQ: What were the effects of the 1860 Presidential election?
- Abraham Lincoln
- Election of 1860
- Democratic Party
- Republican Party
- Ken Burns: The Civil War Secessionitis
- In 1860, which political party was split over the issue of slavery?
- Why did some southerners support a movement for secession?
- Why did South Carolina call for a convention after the 1860 election?
- What was Abraham Lincoln’s initial political platform?
Monday, May 09, 2022
EQ: How did sectionalism help lead to civil war?
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Uncle Tom's Cabin
- Bleeding Kansas
- Dred Scott
- Ken Burns: The Civil War A House Divided
- During the mid-19th century, southerners and northerners both had fears around slavery. What did many southerners fear? What did many northerners fear?
- What threatened to upset the “delicate equilibrium of power”?
- In the course of three months how many men died in Bleeding Kansas? How long did the events around Bleeding Kansas continue?
- In 1857 the Supreme Court refused to free an enslaved person. What was his name? What was the reasoning?
- At the end of the video, President Abraham Lincoln called the nation “A House Divided.” What did he mean by this?
EQ: What are some of the traditional foods found in South Africa?
- Gordon Ramsey: Uncharted Wilds of South Africa (Disney+)
- What are some traditional foods Gordon discovers on his trip?
- How are traditional foods cooked in South Africa?
- Would you like to eat some of the foods that are made in the show?
- cloud forest
- river basin