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Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
The Great Wall of China. Learn about the most indelible and historic landmark in the entire country, the Great Wall of China.
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Analyze if China would be as well known as it now without the Great Wall?

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Social Media in Afghanistan Takes On Life of Its Own

Social Media in Afghanistan Takes On Life of Its Own | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
A U.S.-financed network to connect Afghans across forbidding physical and cultural divides still survives three years after American funding ended.
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Explain some of the advantages of having social media in a war? Disadvantages?

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Thai Stocks Lose Link to Asia as Economy Slows: Chart of the Day

Thai Stocks Lose Link to Asia as Economy Slows: Chart of the Day | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
The six-month political crisis in Thailand that led the Army to impose martial law is severing the Bangkok stock market’s ties with the rest of Asia.
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Evaluate the article. Is this problem serious enough to get the army involved?

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Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National Geographic Magazine

Amazon Rain Forest, Deforestation, Forest Conservation - National Geographic Magazine | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
Brazil's dilemma: Allow widespread—and profitable—destruction of the rain forest to continue, or intensify conservation efforts.
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Based on the picture you see above, predict what will happen to invaders trying to cut down the forest. Will they stop coming? Why or why not?  

 

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Social Engagement in Latin American Cities | Articles | LSE Cities

Social Engagement in Latin American Cities | Articles | LSE Cities | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.
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This article gives some of the facts... poverty in Latin America Cities.

 

Analyze the data and share your thoughts on how the poverty level can lower. What changes can be made?

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South America Nature Conservation, Environment Issues | The Nature Conservancy

South America Nature Conservation, Environment Issues | The Nature Conservancy | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
Learn about nature conservation in South America, including environmental issues and resources from The Nature Conservancy. Start Exploring South America!
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This article discusses the South American nature.  

 

Predict what will happen if we continue to abuse the rain forests?

 

 

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Art of Mexico - Latin American Art - Hispanic Art

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Analyze how Mexico and its culture celebrates arts.

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United States Economy at a Glance

United States Economy at a Glance | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
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Judge these numbers in your prior knowledge of the US economy. Did they surprise you? Keep in mind that people have also stopped looking for jobs as much as they did in the past.

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Be Active Quebec

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Analyze ways how Quebec is staying socially healthy.

 

 

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Han Dynasty - The Art of Asia - Chinese Dynasty Guide

Han Dynasty - The Art of Asia - Chinese Dynasty Guide | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
An online project for museum visitors, teachers, students, and everyone interested in Asian art, culture, and history featuring objects from The Minneapolis Institute of Arts' permanent collection.
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Speculate how the arts have changed in China since the Han Dynasty.

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Philippines still top Christian country in Asia, 5th in world

Philippines still top Christian country in Asia, 5th in world | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
The Philippines remains to be the bastion of Christianity in Asia with 86.8 million Filipinos—or 93 percent of a total population of 93.3 million—adhering to the teachings of Jesus Christ, a recent study by the US-based Pew Research Center has found.
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Judge why Christianity is the top religion in the Philippines, but not India?

 

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In Emerging Asia, Political Risk is Back on the Agenda - Real Time Economics - WSJ

In Emerging Asia, Political Risk is Back on the Agenda - Real Time Economics - WSJ | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
After years in which Asia was seen as an island of relative stability in the emerging world, political risks are returning to the fore
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Predict if the political problems will be big or small according to the article?

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Latin American Art and Architecture | Scholastic ART | Scholastic.com

Latin American Art and Architecture | Scholastic ART | Scholastic.com | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
Learn about Latin American art and architecture with Grolier Online and Scholastic ART.
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 Evaluate The Plateresque Style part of the article and where you would find examples of this art today. Give a total of 3.

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Brazil Religion

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As with any other country in the world, Brazil is a melting pot of different religions. In fact, due to the diversity of its cultures and its heritage, this country boasts an array of religious ideals and affiliations.
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Brazil is home to many religions and only 1% of the people there do not believe in God. 

 

Speculate how the people interact with each other because of the many different religions there. Do they still get along with each other?

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Death toll from Venezuela street protests rises to 18 - Telegraph

Death toll from Venezuela street protests rises to 18  - Telegraph | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
Anti-government protests continue to Caracas and across Venezuela with ongoing battles between protesters and police claiming the life of a national guardsman
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This article discusses the caps going on in Venezuela  because of political issues.

 

 If this continues, what do you think the end result will be? Will the people get what they want?

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Religion In Mexico - ReligionFacts

Religion In Mexico - ReligionFacts | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
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Imagine if Mexico was mainly Buddhist. How would that affect the rest of North America? How is Mexico's religion now affecting North America?

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The 10 Biggest Political Issues We’ll Be Taking About in 2013

The 10 Biggest Political Issues We’ll Be Taking About in 2013 | Asia North America & South America | Scoop.it
Because of the inability of Congress to get anything meaningful done, we’ll be seeing these same issues again in 2013.
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Predict what will happen in the future if these same political issues are occuring in the USA.

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Polling climate in Canada | NCSE

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This is an article on climate change in Canada. 

What was important about all of the numbers and percentages mentioned in the article?

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