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					1. Objective (READ)
SWBAT identify elements of culture.

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

3. Warm-up (ANSWER)
A. Give an example of a secondary
   economic activity.

B. Give an example of a tertiary economic
   activity.
                Table of Contents
Date                    Title             Lesson #
            **HUMAN GEOGRAPHY**
9/16              Political Systems         12
9/17             Economic Systems           13
9/20        Levels of Economic Activity     14
9/21                   Culture              15

1. Make a new page called “Culture”.
2. Label it page 15.
           What is culture?                  COPY
                                             BOX

Culture  knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
 shared by and passed on by a group

                                      Ty Wigginton
                                      disparó dos
                                      jonrones contra
                                      Aaron Harang,
                                      Brandon Backe
                                      lanzó buena
                                      pelota hasta la
                                      séptima entrada,
                                      y los Astros de
                                      Houston
                                      superaron el
                                      jueves por 3-2 a
                                      los Rojos de
                                      Cincinnati.
             Elements of Culture
• Foods

• Language                   • Directions - Write the
                               title underneath your
• Religion                     culture definition

                             • Task  Record an
• Music                        example of your culture
                               for each of the elements
• Add any other example of     of culture to the left.
  your culture.
Spatial Diffusion - The spread of ideas,
  inventions, or patterns of behavior.

A) Cultural Diffusion (acculturation) = spread
   of culture
Foods
 Italian         Cultural Diffusion – Orso
 Mexican
                          Example
Architecture
 Spanish
  style house

Language
 English
 Baltimore
  and New
  York
  Accents

Religion
 Christianity

Music
 East Coast            Task  Create an explanation for
  Rap            READ   cultural diffusion and write it in your
 Southern       ONLY   notebook.
  Rock
            Cultural Diffusion
• How is cultural diffusion evident in your
  culture?

• Return to your list of cultural elements that
  you created previously.
   Write the country or region of origin for each
   element.


             READ
             ONLY
                   = place where major religion originated




Christianity
Islam
Judaism
Hinduism
Buddhism                           Which religion has
Confucianism         READ          diffused to every
Tribal Religions     ONLY
                                   livable continent?
Spatial Diffusion - The spread of ideas,
   inventions, or patterns of behavior.

A) Cultural Diffusion (acculturation) = spread of
    culture

B) Economic Diffusion = spread of economic
    activities

C) Globalization = when something spreads
   worldwide.
               Make a diffusion t-chart
 Physical Features that    Physical Features that
 AID (help) diffusion      are barriers to (block)
                           diffusion




Directions add
the 3 Aids and 3
barriers on the
following slides
to your chart.
          AID OR BLOCK?

Rivers – serve as
   transportation routes
The Ship Channel
Large ships
importing and
exporting goods
in the Houston
Ship Channel.
       AID OR BLOCK?
Deserts – harsh travel
          AID OR BLOCK?




Plains – flat land allows for easy travel
Harbors (2 types) – allow transportation and
 trade between foreign countries




                        AID OR BLOCK?
SHAPE OF
SAN
FRANCISCO –   San
              Francisco
AID OR
BLOCK?
            AID OR BLOCK?
Mountains – act as a barrier, make travel
 difficult
                 AID OR BLOCK?

     Ocean – too big to travel across easily




Tasks: Give two examples
of technology that allow
people to overcome the 3
barriers to diffusion.
                 Diffusion Assignment
Left Side: Cartoon A                    Right Side: Cartoon B

• Sketch a cartoon of daily life in a   • Sketch a cartoon of daily life in a
  country that has no barriers to         country that has each barrier to
  diffusion. Include a picture of 3       diffusion. Include a picture of 3
  physical features that AID              physical features that are
  diffusion                               BARRIERS to diffusion.

• You must include at least 3           • Create 3 examples of culture that
  examples of culture that has            were never able to diffuse.
  diffused to your region from other        – Example: people wearing pants
  parts of the world.                         on their heads
                                            – Think about elements of culture
                                              like gestures, greetings, food,
                                              communication, traditions, etc.

				
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