University of Northern Iowa -
Natural Resources and Civilizations and Environment, Technology, and Society Capstone (Southern Italy/Sicily) Dr. Chad Heinzel Pages = Other contact sources Facebook and Twitter (@Ubreccia)
Getting ready to travel this summer...
Basic packing list and ideas (not complete - Please let me know if you have questions), This is the bag that I use, there are cheaper versions, Electrical adaptor (info) Or the minimum you might need
Please work through these activities and e-mail the worksheets ... firstname.lastname@example.org
Activity 4 - Natural Resources, their uses, and implications (Soil) Readings for soil - A. David Montgomery, Graveyard of Empires AND Lester Brown, Plan B 4.0 Mobilizing to Save Civilization (p. 31-32 and 202-206) Soil and Civilizations Worksheet #4
Activity 5 - Natural Resources, their uses, and implications (Water) , there is not enough material for a worksheet... From the video just e-mail me what site are your most excited to visit? Worksheet #5
Activity 6 - The Archaeological Record - Is Humanity capable of learning from past mistakes? Activity 6 = Elymian Iron Age Survival Try this activity with your roomates or a group of friends... Worksheet #6= Turn in a paragraph of the overall results..
Activity 7 - Rome We will visit all of the site in this slideshow, Worksheet #7 = pick the site that interests you the most, do a bit of library or on-line research and tell me about it (IN PERSON)
Activity 8 - Reasons Civilizations Collapse or Thrive Acitvity - = Jared Diamond - Collapse - A Tale of Two Farms Watch the video below then fillout the worksheet... Worksheet # 8 = Write a no more than one page summary of this video with the theme 'Will the USA ever collapse?'
Activity 9 - Geoarchaeology of western Sicily, Reading Geoarchaeology of the Chuddia River Valley Western Sicily Worksheet # 9
Activity 10 - Fragility and the Evolution of Humanity - Krista Tippett interviews Xavier Le Pichon Oct. 7, 2010, If you find this Intersting, Click here to learn more! . *You may click and listen on your computer or right click and 'Save Target As' to download the mp3 to your computer... 'Worksheet 11' = Please write a summery of the interview (no more than one page) and pesonal reflection (no more than one page)
Activity 11 - Slidshow Sicilian Wines (No worksheet, just FYI )
Rick Steves Podcasts : Italy - Italian Cuisine 1 (audio), Italian Cuisine 2 (audio), Pasta 101 (audio) , Rome - Colosseum (audio AND map) , Sistine Chapel (audio AND map) , St. Peters (audio AND map) , Pantheon (audio AND map), Michelangelo in Rome (audio), Rome Beneath the surface (audio)
Links to explore