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The State of Social in Asia (March 2013)

The State of Social in Asia (March 2013) | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
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We choose this article for social because it talks about the social state in Asia.

EQ:  Is there a lot of active social media users in Asia? Why or why not?

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Geography of Asia

Geography of Asia | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
The geography of Asia is diverse, comprising tall mountain ranges, long rivers, beautiful lakes and deserts. Learn about the important features of this continent's geography.
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how does the geography of Asia compare to the geography of the US?

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India headed for 8% growth: Finance minister

India headed for 8% growth: Finance minister | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
India's economy will grow by 8% annually in the coming years, outpacing China's latest 7.7% growth rate, according to India's finance minister.
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This article explains the dramatic increase in India's economy. 

EQ: Do you think this sudden increase is good for them or no? Why or why not?

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Geography for Kids: South America - flags, maps, industries, culture of South America

Geography for Kids: South America - flags, maps, industries, culture of South America | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
Learn about South American countries. The flags, maps, exports, natural resouces, geography, and languages of South America.
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We choose this article for geography because it describes in detail the geography of South America. It talks about all the major cities, the population, the ranking and the countries of South America.

 

EQ: Describe the history of South America.

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Ali and bradyn's curator insight, March 12, 2014 9:50 PM

This is a geographic article.This explains south america very thoroughly all of the countries maps and land marks .So easy That even a child will learn them. By Ali   

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Latin America Makes Progress on Intellectual Property Rights - Nearshore Americas | The New Axis of Outsourcing

Latin America Makes Progress on Intellectual Property Rights - Nearshore Americas | The New Axis of Outsourcing | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
By Dan Berthiaume Latin America has (unfairly, in many cases) gained a reputation in the popular imagination as a “Wild West” kind of place with few rules or regulations. But in fact, the region is making great strides in applying commonly accepted rules of law, especially when it comes to intellectual property rights and software piracy. Roger Correa, Compliance Marketing ...
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We choose this article for intellectual because it talks about intellectual property rights in South America. It says South America is applying common rules to the law.

 

EQ: Explain the obstacles to in forcing intellectual property rights.

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Argentina: Politics

Argentina: Politics | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
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We chose this article for the political category. It explains the way the presidents and branches work in Argentina.

 

EQ: Do you think the way Argentina runs their political branches is successful?

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The Class Structure in the U.S. - Boundless Open Textbook

The Class Structure in the U.S. - Boundless Open Textbook | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
American society is stratified into social classes based on wealth, income, educational attainment, occupation, and social networks. Read more about the class structure in the u.s. in the Boundless open textbook.
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This picture represents the social classes in the US. Your social class is based on things such as income and wealth.

EQ: After looking at the chart which social class would you want to be in when you're older?

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Religions in Canada

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This website talks about the main religions in Canada. Roman Catholic and Protestant are the predominant religions. Although, more people are reporting to have "no religion".

EQ: Predict the reason why more people are choosing to have "no religion".

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Secret treaty leaks, Mexico wants copyright extended even more than US does

Secret treaty leaks, Mexico wants copyright extended even more than US does | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
Trans-Pacific Partnership could also threaten Aereo's entire business model.
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We choose this article for intellucatual beacause it explains how mexico wants copyright extened more than the US. 

EQ: Create an idea explaining why Mexico wants the copyright extended

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Japan's most sacred site rebuilt, for the 62nd time

Japan's most sacred site rebuilt, for the 62nd time | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
As Shinto tradition dictates, every 20 years Ise Jingu's Naiku shrine needs a new home
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This article talk about the shrine for japans main religion and how it's getting rebuilt over and over again.

EQ: If you had family members in that shrine how would you feel about it getting rebuilt all the time?

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Art Basel makes a difference in Asia

Art Basel makes a difference in Asia | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
It's still not uncommon to hear Japanese art bureaucrats and administrators speaking dreamily about Tokyo one day becoming the regional art hub — the 'show window,' as one local museum ...
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We choose this article  for intellectual because it talks about the art in Asia.

EQ:  Describe the different galleries they want.

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Nepalese leaders fail to strike deal on constitution

Nepalese leaders fail to strike deal on constitution | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
Political leaders in Nepal failed Sunday to reach any kind of agreement on the country's new constitution, pushing the nation even deeper into crisis.
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This article talks about the new constitution in Nepal and the polititans trying to come to an agreement about it.

EQ: Do you think this new constitution is going to be successful?

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Good tidings from the south

Good tidings from the south | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
POVERTY may be rising in Europe and the United States, places that thought they had conquered it, but in Latin America it continues to fall. In its annual estimate...
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We choose this article for social because it talks about the social subject, poverty. It says how poverty is falling in South America.

 

EQ: Contrast the differences between poverty in South America and poverty in the US

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Chilean Religion

Chilean Religion | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
An estimated 70% of the Chilean population is Roman Catholic by default. However there are small chunks of other Christian sects spread throughout the country. The protestants and Evangelicals make up 15.1% of the population whereas there are about 1%...
Hayley & Erika's insight:

We chose this page for the religion section because it talks about all the different religions in Chile. About 70% of the Chilean population s Roman Catholic, and the majority of people 14 and over went to the Roman Catholic school of thought.

 

EQ: After reading about these statiatics was it what you thought? Did you think Roman Catholics would make the majority of the population?

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Brazil Economy: Facts, Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, Corruption

Brazil Economy: Facts, Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, Corruption | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
Learn facts about Brazil's economy, including Brazil's GDP, inflation, business, trade and more in the Index of Economic Freedom.
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We used this article for the economic section. This article talks about the economy in Brazil and how it continues to lack progress towards economic freedom.

 

EQ: Do you think Brazil can get their economy back on track and make progress towards better economic freedom?

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Kameren Stewart's curator insight, October 21, 2015 10:02 PM

This page tells about Brazil's economic position, Brazil's Climate and Population.

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geography of mexico

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This article explains the diverse geography of Mexico. It ranges from deserts to mountains to tropical beaches.

EQ: Create an idea of why tourists want to come to Mexico.

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A billion-dollar daily shot in the arm for the American economy

A billion-dollar daily shot in the arm for the American economy | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
One billion dollars every single day. That is the rough measure of the benefit the U.S. economy is estimated to receive by the end of this year thanks to the development of new supplies of oil and natural gas, according to a new analysis.
Hayley & Erika's insight:

This artcle is part of the ecomics in the US. It talks about the benefit the ecomony is going to get at the end of this year.

EQ: Predict how you think the economy will be in a year

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Politics in Canada | rabble.ca

Politics in Canada | rabble.ca | North and South America and Asia | Scoop.it
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This relates the the political section for Canada. This article talks about the politics in Canada. 

EQ: Explain why Canada craves attention from the US.

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