Sunday, August 24, 2008
This week in geography: how can we compare Facebook to the Mississippi valley?
What city lies at 39N, 116E?
a) Seoul, S. Korea
b) Shanghai, China
c) Beijing, China
d) Denver, Co
This week: grids, coordinates and map projections.
While this is a week on the basics of geography, we will also look ahead to our unit on the US.
- The importance of the Mississippi valley network, a non-digital information and social connection system.
How is Facebook like a modern version of the Mississippi valley?