Select one activity option from each of the following categories.
Read the related prompt before you start.
You can find more specific suggested activities on the last page if you’re having trouble with this
Select a Geography-related article that is interesting to you (it must be over a full page
when print previewed).
Comparing perspectives: find a Geography- related issue and find two different (cultural,
political or economic) perspectives on that issue.
Read the first chapter of a non-fiction, Geography-related book.
Watch a documentary related to physical or human geography.
Virtual Landscape Collage: pick a place you are unfamiliar with; find 6 online images,
carefully reference the source and write detailed captions.
Review an online exhibit related to physical or human geography.
Virtual Field Trip: find a virtual field trip for location(s) you’ve never been to before.
Cultural Products Collage: pick a country you are unfamiliar with; find examples of
cultural artifacts, traditional or modern, multimedia or photos (music, art, pottery, dance,
clothing, language, literature/poetry, food, customs, etc.)
Respond to all parts of prompt (numbers); each part in its own complete paragraph. You will
have three paragraphs for each activity response.
Get Critical Prompts:
1. Provide an in your own words summary of the important points.
2. What has to do with Geography? Include terms from class, with in your own words
3. For the last paragraph, choose from…
a. What were your reactions to what you’ve read/watched? Describe and detail at
least two reactions/thoughts.
b. What consequences can you identify or future predictions can you make?
Describe and detail at least two.
Get Virtual Prompts:
1. Briefly introduce the activity: what did you do? Where did it virtually take you? Why did
you select it?
2. What does it have to do with Geography? What could you connect to our class? What
spatial perspective questions did you have? Were you able to find answers?
3. Reflect on our early discussions of globalization and global communications technology.
What do you think of the experience of connecting to the world virtually? Beneficial or
not? What about the places you visited, are they accurately represented? Do they get
the same access to your world?