Thursday, January 29, 2015

Guns, Germs and Steel


This is the video we watched in class on Friday.  The focus questions that you need to complete along with this video are in a separate page on the right.  Also, if you have been absent, check out the Homework page to see what we did in class and what homework assignments you should do.

TOWARD CIVILIZATION

Toward Civilization Video Link HERE

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Change over Time - Human Origins


Smithsonian Museum of Natural History scientist, Dr. Rick Potts, discusses human evolution. Take note of the distinctions he draws between genetic and cultural development.  Identifying  and analyzing change over time is a key historical thinking skill.

Check out the Smithsonian Website.  So many interesting exhibits...
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History