The great continental debate
Warm-Up: Continental Poll (click on blue hyperlink)
How do we define a "continent"?
(Is there any consensus on what factors determine a continent? And how many there are?)
Intro to Today's Discussion:
Sometimes the way we define and categorize things on Earth is based on science, sometimes its based on perspective (such as cultural perspective...where you are from often shapes your view of ...well...literally... the world...), and sometimes its based on historical convention (because its been known that way for a very long time and taught that way in school where you live)...how do we sort it all out and know for sure? Or does it really matter?
Let's Discuss--or DEBATE this.
Some Geography Articles to Consider:
Just for fun...
This Week's HW:
Make 20 Flashcards onQuizlet.com (see task instructions posted on Managebac).
Cards should be a combination of geography terms, concepts, etc. to help you study for next Monday's summative geography test.
Use the following links to join the Quizlet class for your Block:
Block B Students: https://quizlet.com/join/uS6DF2ZEE
Block C Students: https://quizlet.com/join/zxK2CJwSz
HW Instructions: After you Join the class: