China's Human-Environment Interaction

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					1. Objective (READ) - L
SWBAT explain why the Chinese built the 3 Gorges
  Dam.

2. Question of the Day. (TURN OBJECTIVE INTO A
  QUESTION)

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)
A. If you could only choose one modification to save your
  family from the effects of tectonic activity, which one would
  you pick?
  - Gyroscopes (buildings on springs)
  - Strict building codes
  - Earthquake drills

B. Explain why.
1. Objective (READ)
SWBAT explain why the Chinese built the 3 Gorges
  Dam.

2. Question of the Day. (TURN OBJECTIVE INTO A
  QUESTION)

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)
A. If you could only choose one modification to save your town
  from the effects of tectonic activity, which one would you
  pick?
  - Gyroscopes (buildings on springs)
  - Strict building codes
  - Earthquake drills

B. Explain why.
            Table of Contents
Date                   Title                 Lesson #
3/24           Sri Lanka Conflict                74
                  **SE ASIA**
3/29               Cover Page                    75
3/30          Physical Geography                 76
3/31         Human-Environment                   77
                Interaction

1. Create an HEI page after your last physical
geography page.
Key Terms
A. Ring of Fire – area of tectonic around
 the Pacific Ocean.
B. Gyroscopes – putting springs underneath
 buildings to reduce earthquake damage.

Clip
1. Create a title for this clip and a one
  sentence caption you could use if you were
  putting this on youtube.
                                                COPY EACH
                                                SENTENCE
        Conclusion - Option 1                   AND
                                                COMPLETE
                                                IT IN YOUR
                                                NOTEBOOK
1. In E/SE Asia people have to
   modify and __________to the         Word Bank:
   environment.
                                       Adapt
                                       Less
2. Modifications and adaptations are
                                       Political
   directly related to a country’s
   __________ development.             Economic
                                       Social
3. The more _________ an area, the     More
   more advanced their adaptations.    Developing
                                       Developed
4. The less developed areas have
   ______ advanced adaptations.
        Conclusion – Option 2
1. What are the environmental problems that exist
  in East and Southeast Asia that require HEI?

2. How have people in East and Southeast Asia
  modified or adapted to their environment?

3. How does a nation’s economic development
  affect how they are able to modify or adapt to
  their environment?
               Directions
1. Go to your HEI page, where we worked
  yesterday.

2. Draw a line underneath where you left off.

3. Title it Three Gorges Dam
3 Gorges Dam
• Where  Yangtze River (China)

• Why  To prevent flooding
What:
 World’s largest construction project
 Greatly increases China’s economy
 Forces resettlement of millions of people
1. Objective (READ)
SWBAT explain the positive effects of the 3 Gorges
  Dam.

2. Question of the Day. (TURN OBJECTIVE INTO A
  QUESTION)

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)

A. What is the main reason that the Chinese built the
  3 Gorges Dam?

B. What are the negative effects of the 3 Gorges
  Dam?
              Three Gorges Dam

1. Why does Journalist Dai Qing
   consider the 3 Gorges Dam the
   most environmentally and              Directions:
   socially destructive project in the
   world?                                - Click on the link on
                                         the headline.
2. What happened to Qing after
                                         - Complete the
   she spoke out?                        questions on your
3. What effect will the dam have on      HEI page.
   the Yangtze River itself?             - Write your answers
4. How does the dam impact               in complete
   farming?                              sentences or copy
                                         the questions.
                            Letters
Part 1
• You are a Chinese villager living on the
  Yangtze River.                                  Directions
• Your village will be underwater and become      - Write the letters
  a major shipping lane after the completion      below
  of the 3 Gorges Dam.
• Write a five sentence letter to the Chinese     - Or create a power
  government explaining your opinion of the       point presentation
  Three Gorges Dam.                               laying out your
                                                  opinions

Part 2
• Pretend you are a Chinese businessman
  living in the city of Shanghai on the Yangtze
  River.
• Write a five sentence letter to the Chinese
  government explaining your opinion of the
  Three Gorges Dam.

				
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