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Early Globalizations: East Meets West (1200s-1600s)
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This course will introduce the student to the history of the world's ...

This course will introduce the student to the history of the world's major civilizations from medieval times to the early modern era. The student will learn about the pivotal political, economic, and social changes that took place in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe during this period. By the end of the course, the student will understand how many different civilizations evolved from isolated societies into expansive, interconnected empires capable of exerting global influence. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: Think critically and analytically about world history in the medieval and early modern eras; Identify and describe the emergence, decline, and main features of the Byzantine Empire; Identify the origins and characteristics of the European medieval period and describe the rapidly changing forces at work in society, the economy, and religion during this time; Identify the origins of the Aztec and Inca civilizations and assess how these empires affected socio-economic development in the Americas; Identify the origins of the Tang and Song dynasties in China and assess the impact of these empires on Chinese government, society, religion, and economy during what scholars refer to as the 'golden age'; Identify the origins of the Mongol Empire, which dominated much of Asia in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Students will analyze the nature of this empire created by nomads; Identify the reasons for a changing balance in the world economy in the 1400s and analyze why Europe superseded Asia as the most dominant civilization on the globe; Assess how and why the European Age of Discovery had such a large impact on the New World, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia; Identify the origins and characteristics of the Renaissance and describe its impact on European civilization as a whole; Identify the origins of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe and assess how this movement altered the social, political, and religious fabric of Europe; Identify the origins of colonial Brazil and New Spain. Students will also be able to assess the impact of Spanish and Portuguese colonization on the New World, Africa, and Europe; Identify the origins of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires and assess the unique characteristics of these dynasties and their impact upon Asia and the world; Identify the origins of the Atlantic slave trade, assessing how this forced migration of peoples affected Africa, Africans, Europe, and the New World; Analyze and describe the Asian trading world, the Ming dynasty in China, the ĺÎĺĺĺŤwarring states,' and early modern eras in Japan; Analyze and interpret primary source documents from the medieval period to the early modern era using historical research methods. (History 221)

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Global Nomads Group: Science and Technology Curriculum (Year-Long Program)
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Road to Doha explores critical environmental issues through addressing the driving question ...

Road to Doha explores critical environmental issues through addressing the driving question “How do we, as youth, impact climate change in our communities?”

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Global Nomads Group: Technology and Environment Curriculum (Year-Long Program)
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The Tech Camps curriculum explores the use of technology and sustainable design ...

The Tech Camps curriculum explores the use of technology and sustainable design to address environmental challenges in local and global communities. How do we, as youth, use technology to create solutions for climate change issues affecting our local and global communities?

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Global Nomads Group: Rwanda Media Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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How do we, as youth, learn from the conflict in Rwanda to ...

How do we, as youth, learn from the conflict in Rwanda to strengthen media access and quality in our own communities? In this program, students will explore the role of the media in Rwanda, before, during, and after the genocide and explore how to expand media access, quality, and equity in their communities and around the world.

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Global Nomads Group: Human Trafficking Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Often compared to modern day slavery, human trafficking has become one of ...

Often compared to modern day slavery, human trafficking has become one of the world's largest hidden criminal industries. How do we, as youth, combat all forms of human trafficking?

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Global Nomads Group: Consume with a Conscience Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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As global consumers, how do we impact the environment, and communities around ...

As global consumers, how do we impact the environment, and communities around the world? Students will learn more about sustainable management practices and what certification on agricultural goods actually means.

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Global Nomads Group: Climate Change Webcast Curriculum (One-Week Lesson Plan)
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How does global warming affect humans? The Climate Change Webcast explores the ...

How does global warming affect humans? The Climate Change Webcast explores the causes and effects of climate change as students work together to create an international climate change proposal to present at the United Nations Climate Summit.

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Global Nomads Group: Human Rights Discussion Guide (Alumni Connections)
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This is a human rights curriculum for multicultural groups that focuses on ...

This is a human rights curriculum for multicultural groups that focuses on cultural exchange, universal human rights, human rights violations, and local community action. It consists of 4 interactive videoconferences, each with a short preparation activity and a discussion guide.

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Global Nomads Group: Social Change Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Social change, at its core, does not come from one event or ...

Social change, at its core, does not come from one event or incident, but the long, sustained work of individuals and groups in numerous sectors of society. How do we, as youth, participate in sustaining positive social change in our communities?

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Global Nomads Group: Anti-Bullying Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Bullying is a widespread problem among our schools and communities that can ...

Bullying is a widespread problem among our schools and communities that can lead to increased fighting and violent futures for both the victims and bullies themselves. How can youth change these statistics and contribute to a positive school environment?

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Global Nomads Group: Sustainable Energy Curriculum (Semester-Long Program)
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How can we, as youth, build a sustainable future while meeting the ...

How can we, as youth, build a sustainable future while meeting the energy needs of today? The Path to Sustainable Energy (PaSE) curriculum explores sustainable energy as students investigate place-based energy resource and consumption issues, gather resources, and build leadership skills to identify and take action on shared challenges and impacts of energy usage.

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Global Nomads Group: Gun Violence Webcast Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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How do we, as youth, respond to gun violence in our communities? ...

How do we, as youth, respond to gun violence in our communities? The Gun Violence webcast explores gun violence in Pakistan, Somalia, and the United States.

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Global Nomads Group: Water Challenge Webcast Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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The Water Challenge curriculum introduces students to the international water crisis and ...

The Water Challenge curriculum introduces students to the international water crisis and the ways they can get involved in making a difference.

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Global Nomads Group: Project Based Learning: Environmental Innovation Project Guide
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The TechCamps Collaborative Innovation Project Guidebook leads students through activities that help ...

The TechCamps Collaborative Innovation Project Guidebook leads students through activities that help peers collaborate and define a challenge in their own local or global communities. Then, develop a project that addresses a chosen issue by promoting positive change and community engagement.

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Global Nomads Group: Child Rights Curriculum (Semester-Long Program)
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How do we, as youth, engage our communities to positively address human ...

How do we, as youth, engage our communities to positively address human rights issues? The Rights of the Child curriculum explores human rights in an effort to foster cultural awareness, bring to light the rights of the child, and activate global citizenship among youth through international dialogue and collaboration.

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Global Nomads Group: Environmental Awareness Discussion Guide (Alumni Connections)
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Designed for GNG alumni, this is an environmental awareness curriculum for multicultural ...

Designed for GNG alumni, this is an environmental awareness curriculum for multicultural groups that focuses on cultural exchange, our individual impact on the earth, sustainability, and environmental action. It consists of 4 interactive videoconferences, each with a short preparation activity and a discussion guide.

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Global Nomads Group: The Right to Bear Arms Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Youth worldwide are in danger due to small arms and conventional weapons. ...

Youth worldwide are in danger due to small arms and conventional weapons. How do we, as youth, participate in the global debate on gun control?

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Global Nomads Group: Media Literacy Curriculum (5 day workshop)
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This 5-day curriculum teaches digital storytelling and media literacy skills through engaging ...

This 5-day curriculum teaches digital storytelling and media literacy skills through engaging youth to think critically on issues relevant to their life and future. This unit is guided by the question, "How does media contribute to positive social change?”

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Global Nomads Group: Education and Social Change in Afghanistan Curriculum with Journalist, Mellissa Fung (One Week Lesson Plan)
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With a focus on education in Afghanistan, the Witness to Education in ...

With a focus on education in Afghanistan, the Witness to Education in Afghanistan and Throughout the World curriculum examines global and local examples of how education can be use to create social change. Students address the driving question: "How can we, as youth, utilize education to promote positive change within our communities?"

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Global Nomads Group: Global Citizens in Action: Civic Engagement Curriculum (Semester-Long Program)
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Global Citizens in Action is a civic engagement curriculum that focuses on ...

Global Citizens in Action is a civic engagement curriculum that focuses on cultural exchange, media literacy, and global citizenship. Through exploring the driving question, “How do we, as youth, engage our communities to create positive social change?”

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