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Travel

https://www.transitionsabroad.com

School Clubs

Interact

https://www.rotary.org/en/get-involved/interact-clubs

Libraries

Detroit Public Library

https://detroitpubliclibrary.org

Michigan eLibrary

http://mel.org

Writing, Poetry, Spoken Word Resources

InsideOut

https://insideoutdetroit.org

Essay Prompts

https://canvas.wayne.edu/courses/119059/assignments/751446

Sample College Application Essays

https://canvas.wayne.edu/courses/119059/assignments/752788

Essay Examples

https://canvas.wayne.edu/courses/119059/files?preview=4625904

College Debt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=26&v=DGpXnSRX2CY

Listening to a Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=1J_BjF49RoQ

Occupational Outlook Handbook

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Tips for College Application Essays

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=7AI5bpAcVww

Introverts Teens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=0oAJsPFH2wk

Amanda Gorman - Earthrise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=xwOvBv8RLmo

Reparations - Ta-Nehisi Coats

https://www.democracynow.org/2019/7/4/ta_nehisi_coates_danny_glover_make

Detroit Public Library

https://detroitpubliclibrary.org/

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg1HvexuNKM

Greta Tunberg - Stealing Our Future

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/12/13/you_are_stealing_our_future_greta

 

Afro-Brazilian Culture

Pelourinho (pillory, whipping post), Salvador, Bahia (bay), Brazil

Bahia - Wikipedia

 

Africa Brazil Map Clip Art at Clker.com - vector clip art ...

Plate techtonics

Slave Trade

Capoeria

 

Candomblé

 

 

 

Brazil – Part I

  1. When did Brazil separate from Africa? Explain plate tectonics.
  2. Portion of slaves to Brazil compared to North America. Average life span of a slave to Brazil.
  3. When did slavery end in Brazil? Compare with other countries.
  4. Percentage of Brazil’s population that has African heritage?
  5. Population of Brazil?
  6. Which Brazilian state is most heavily influenced by African culture?

 

Film:  Quilombo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_cSBjNP72o

 

Climate Change

https://350.org/science/

“We are not prepared to die.” Those are the words that Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the low-lying island country of Maldives, delivered at the U.N. climate summit in Katowice, Poland, this week. In an impassioned plea for nations to overcome their differences, he urged world leaders to take decisive action to tackle climate change.

Cabinet Meeting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKoch_iEos8

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/12/14/we_are_not_prepared_to_die

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-great-pacific-garbage-patch-cleaning-up-the-plastic-in-the-ocean-60-minutes/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EyaTqezSzs

Greta Thunberg, 15, Addressing UN, Calls for Global School Strike 

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/12/13/you_are_stealing_our_future_greta

Delegates from nearly 200 countries have agreed to a United Nations deal on climate change that seeks to keep global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius—or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

Coal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-aW538oOik

Clean Energy: hydro, wind, geothermal, solar

Leonardo DiCaprio - UN Ambassador of Peace

 

  1. What did Mohamed Nasheed, as president of the Maldives, do to call attention to climate change?  Why did he do this?
  2. Describe the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
  3. What can you do to prevent plastic from entering our ecosystem?
  4. In which country did the UN Climate Summit recently take place?
  5. Name three fossil fuels.
  6. Which is used for transportation?
  7. Which is used for generating electricity?
  8. Name one type of coal mining.
  9. Name one method of extracting natural gas.
  10. Name one type of oil drilling.
  11. Name the most expensive and destructive method of producing oil.
  12. Name one site in the US where we find rising sea levels.
  13. T/F: Some big businesses and their media outlets deny the existence of climate change.
  14. Name two large Asian countries that have a significant carbon footprint.
  15. How many people rely on fishing to survive?
  16. What gas do rain forests absorb that helps stabilize the earth’s atmosphere?
  17. Name one dietary change you can make today to help reduce the carbon in our atmosphere.
  18. Name three types of “clean” energy.
  19. Name one form of “clean” transportation.
  20. What will you do with your empty plastic bottle?

 

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Lisa Perez
USDA Forest Service~ Detroit Urban Connections 
Detroit, MI 48238
Phone:  313.494.4735 Email: lperez@fs.fed.us 
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/urban-connections

 

http://www.sfi.mtu.edu/Urban_teachers/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBQm-2xHZnc

 

Film Studies

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=film+studies+southeastern+michigan&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

 

 

 

 

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