Asking Geographic Questions

Check out this video rant about how cool maps are - and what they tell us:



This week we started talking about the growth of trade via the Silk Road, as well as ways that the Crusades impacted the Europeans. As demand for these luxury goods grows, so to does the demand for safe and efficient trade routes to move these goods. Geography plays a significant role in where these routes are located, and which people control and profit from these routes.

Activity

1. Asking Geographic Questions P. 44/45
2. Complete Try It #1, 2 & 4 (Full Sentences - please think about your questions, you want to try to gather meaningful information rather than just superficial data)
3. Over to You P. 46 #1a & 3a