Category Archives: Culture & Society

Laptop – Global Supply Chain

Here is a map of how the parts of a typical laptop are sourced globally to create what ends up with consumers. View an expanded version? Here’s an image with a more basic description of where parts of it came … Continue reading

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Robotics in Second life

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Chocolate and Fair Trade

“Parts” Cluster   Use clustering software like Bubble.us or Thinkature What’s the main idea or feeling? Put it in the center. Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie. Group or connect any of … Continue reading

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Twitter Symptoms

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Journalism : Then and Now

Pro – Con – Neutral Why would people be in favor of this? Why would people be against it? What would be a neutral position?

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Robotics – Honda Ad

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Only 100 People on Earth!

Watch this thought-provoking presentation and consider the following question: How does the presentation make you feel about your own existence in the world? What is it about the presentation that surprises you? How can you make a difference in the  … Continue reading

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Classroom in Tunisia

Learning Environment in Tunisia What do you see? Where is Tunisia? How does it compare to your classroom? If one of the children came to your classroom what might they think? What are the limitations and benefits of learning in … Continue reading

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Youtube Video Contest

YouTube Contest Challenges Users To Make A ‘Good’ Video What is this video really saying about people and YouTube? Do you agree ot disagree? Claim-Support-Question Make a claim about the topic Identify support for your claim Ask a question related to … Continue reading

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Entertainment or Animal Cruelty?

The 5 W’s & H Answer the questions below based on your viewing of the video. Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? Use your answers to decide if this video is fair or biased and what you believe about whether … Continue reading

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