Have you seen one of our presentations at a conference, but didn't get the handouts or presentations? You can find them here!
Handouts are listed by the title of the session.
Acapulco Manila Galleon & Pacific Trade Workshop
Africa Enslaved (download the curriculum unit here)
- PowerPoint Presentation (6.2 MB)
Aswan High Dam (part of "People and Place")
- PowerPoint Presentation (9.2 MB)
Bio-Diversity in Ecuador and the Galápagos (part of "People and Place")
- PowerPoint Presentation (85.8 MB)
Central Asia Along the Silk Route
- PowerPoint (without videoclips) - 8.1 MB
- Video: GooGooSha "Round Run" (.mp4)
- Video: Dschinghis Khan "Moskau"
- Article: "Rediscovering Central Asia," Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2009. Short, readable article on Central Asia's past.
- Essay: "Exploring the Silk Route," Not Even Past, September 2013. Travel essay by CMES Outreach Director Christopher Rose.
- Book: William Dalrymple, Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42. (The book mentioned during the presentation about Afghanistan).
- Book: Islamic Central Asia: An Anthology of Sources. (This is the collection from which the primary document extracts were taken. Good primary documents here.)
Dams in Latin America: Effects on Humans and the Environment
PowerPoint Presentation (26.2 MB)
Demystifying Trade: Sorting Fact from Fiction in the Politics of Trade
- Demystifying Trade, An Introduction, by Patricia Hansen, J.D.
- Trade and Inequality, by Dr. James Galbraith
- The Maquiladora Industry & Nafta, by Dr. Elsi Echeverri-Carroll
Festivals and Celebrations
As presented at Alief ISD PD (1/30/16) - PowerPoint (14.7 MB)
As presented at Region VII ESC (12/3/14) - PowerPoint (with notes)
- Five Senses
- Venn Diagram - Comparing World Festivals
- Think / Pair / Share
The Geography of Central Asia
Download everything at once: Central Asia Presentations
The Geography of Religion
- Handouts (maps) (774 kb)
- Maps of religious population distribution in the US by county using data from the 2000 census can be found at this Web site: http://www.valpo.edu/geomet/geo/courses/geo200/religion.html. There are many more maps (including ethnic groups, culture groups, languages, politics, and socio-economics) in this section of the same Web site: http://www.valpo.edu/geomet/geo/courses/geo200/usa_maps.html.
- Instructons for creating a simple tour: http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/file/view/Creating%20Tours%20in%20Google%20Earth%20Alma%20Row.pdf
- Instructions for adding images or videos can be found here:https://support.google.com/earth/answer/148075?guide=22364&ref_topic=22386&rd=1#writing
- There are some pre-made Google tours that show notable places from world and US history on this site: https://historytours.wikispaces.com/home, (use the navigation links in the left sidebar to select a category).
Introduction to the Middle East (also: Introduction to Southwest Asia and North Africa)
- PowerPoint from NCGE 2012 and TCSS 2012 (4 MB - right clck on link (control+click on Mac) and choose "Save as...")
- Pew Forum Report on the State of the World's Christian Population
- Pew Forum Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population
Mapping the Islamic City
Mapping Our Worlds - as presented at Region VII Kilgore (12/3/14)
Restoring Women to World Studies
- PowerPoint Presentation (664 kb)
Spices Make the World Go Round
- Short Power Point (minus the Spice Activity) (6.6 MB)
- Spice Activity Power Point (5 MB)
- Spice Activity instructions and Bibliography
- Spice Activity Worksheet (blank)
That Pesky Standard: Teaching Islamic Extremism without Stereotypes
- PowerPoint Presentation (1.9 MB)
Tracking Cultures: How Cultures Spread through Conquest, Migration, Trade, and Travel