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Byers, Alton; Gilligan, Nancy; Golston, Syd; Linville, Rex – Social Education, 1999
Introduces the lessons from "Mountain: A Global Resource" that were developed by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and The Mountain Institute for use by NCSS members and their students. Provides an overview that introduces the mountains, mountain cultures, historical perceptions, and the geographical importance of…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Cultural Pluralism, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
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Byers, Alton; Gilligan, Nancy; Golston, Syd; Linville, Rex – Social Education, 1999
Provides a lesson that enables students to explain the global importance of mountains by applying the five themes of geography (location, place, relationships within places, movement, and regions) to a particular mountain range. Explains that students work in teams to prepare a brochure about their mountain range. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts
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Byers, Alton; Gilligan, Nancy; Golston, Syd; Linville, Rex – Social Education, 1999
Presents a lesson in which the students are divided into four Mountain Study Teams in order to examine a sacred mountain. Explains that the students in each group assume a particular role, such as an historian or scientist. Provides a profile on the four mountains and a definition of the seven student roles. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Conservation (Environment), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Byers, Alton; Gilligan, Nancy; Golston, Syd; Linville, Rex – Social Education, 1999
Describes a lesson in which students explore the goals of the "Mountain Agenda" that is a group of non-governmental mountain organizations that met in Lima (Peru) in 1995. States that students are asked to consider how U.S. foreign aid benefits the country domestically while supporting international policy agendas. (Contains three…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Case Studies, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Byers, Alton; Gilligan, Nancy; Golston, Syd; Linville, Rex – Social Education, 1999
Presents a lesson in which students examine the characteristics of successful and unsuccessful tourism development projects in mountains by utilizing the included list of websites. Expounds that, based on their search of the websites, the students propose solutions for maintaining a balance among environmental conservation, cultural advancement,…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions