National Geographic Video Assignments

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National Geographic Video Assignment
The National Geographic Society and other organizations do a phenomenal job of promoting cultural
and global awareness through educational resources. In this class, students will be expected to watch
five educational videos per semester (> 5 = extra credit) and complete a short summary of the video.
Pick a region of the world that you are interested in learning more about…
Pick a National Geographic, Discover, History Channel, etc. (educational video that will allow you
opportunity to complete the assignment criteria) that describes the ecological environment of the
region.
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Write the name of the country, continent, or region that you would like to study.
Write the title of the video
Briefly summarize the video
Describe the climate and biomes present in the region.
Pick 3 animals and describe the habitat necessary for their survival.
Describe the characteristics of at least one culture in the region.
Describe three aspects of this culture and explain how they are cultural adaptations to the
physical environment.
Using the same (or another) video on the same region, describe the human impact on the
region.
Explain or describe something that you found interesting about the video.
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National Geographic Video Notes
Title of video: ________________________________________________________________________
Country, continent, or region: ___________________________________________________________
Short summary of the video:
Describe the climate (http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/climate.htm) and biomes
(http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/) present in the region:
Pick three animals featured in the video and describe the habitat necessary for their survival:
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National Geographic Video Notes
Country, continent, or region: ___________________________________________________________
Describe the characteristics of at least one culture of the region (http://anthro.palomar.edu/culture/culture_2.htm ):
Describe three aspects of this culture that are adaptations to the physical environment.
Describe the human impact on the region.
What was the most interesting thing that you learned from watching this video?
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