Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Day 21: HM and test Prep

1.  HM:  Nuremberg
     On September 30, 1946, the first verdicts were given out in the trials of several WWII Nazis.  Does a global tribunal and their powers have any affect on wartime governments and the decisions they make?  Explain your point of view.

2.  Test Prep:

  • Question 1: directly related to your invention that you researched and the reasons for inventions (need, want, money).
  • Question 2:  directly relates to the economic cycle and inventions
  • Question 3: article about tumultuous economics: Cornell Note

3.  Work on Cornell note from the Medicine presentation: due at the end of class

Friday, September 26, 2014

Day 19:

1.  HM
2.  Complete your significance for your Cornell note from the Medicine prezi.  Submit to TurnItIn.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Day 16-18: Work Periods

1.  HM
2.  Go to the library and library lab to start your research for the Inventions and Technology project.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Day 15: CERN

1.  HM CERN: Speed of light-
     How does science change the course of history?
2.  Chromebooks: answer question from Day 5 using googledocs.  Change the link to ANYONE WITH THE LINK can view.
3.  Submit your link to the class assignment on TurnItIn.com
4.  Complete the key words from your cornell note from the prezi on Day 14.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Day 13: Medicine

1.  HM: 1961: USSR Nuclear Bomb testing
     How did these tests change global relationships?
2.  TurnItIn: response to question from day 5
3.  Here are the questions (one paragraph each, Google Docs) - these are from the last item in DAY 5.
     a. What similarities and/or differences are being discussed in both the video and article in terms of economics?
     b. How has the space race AND the depression of the 1920's and 30's both led to new inventions?

4.  Canada and Medicine: Great ideas and great results

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Day 12: M.A.S.H. and Space

1.  HM:  Debut of M.A.S.H.
     How did television shows change the perception of war?
2.  Class Cornell note: Space Race
Madelle's Class Note
3.  Personal answer to the last question on Day 5
4.  TurnItIn

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Day 11: Space Race and Cornell

1.  HM: George Eyston
     How did the speed of transportation change the way everyday life was lived?
2.  Continue day 5.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Day 10

1.HM:  Debut of tanks in war, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flers-Courcelette (part of the Battle of the Somme) 1916
2.  Continue day 5

Friday, September 12, 2014

Day 9: Space Race

1.  HM:  STS-47
     List 3 inventions that could be improved by using the experiment results from this mission.

2.  Continue Day 5.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Day 7: Declaration of War and the Economics of it

1.  HM:  Declaration of War
     With the declaration of war, on September 10, 1939, how do the economics of Canada change?
     What are the parts of society that King is speaking about wanting to protect?

2.  Continue with Day 5.

Day 6: Inventions ... and the birth of Rock and Roll

1.  HM: Elvis
         How did the invention of rock and roll change the lives of Canadian teenagers?
2.  Continue Day 5.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Day 5: Unit 1: Science and Technology

1.  HM:  Italy WWII, surrender
          On this day in 1943 Italy surrendered to allied forces.  What is one invention that you believe came out of WWII?


2.  Title Page: Science and Technology
3.  Introduction: Inventions on a deserted island
4.  Discussion question: What are, in your opinion, the 3 main reasons inventions are created?
5.  Video: 10 Canadian Inventions
     While watching the video, take notes on key inventions, inventors and dates.
     In your opinion, which one is most significant to your personal history?  To Canadian history?  To global history?  Why?
6.  The Economics of Invention
7.  YoutubeFunnyIntro       Cornell Note: Introduction
8.  1920's-30's: Video from 0:00 - 17:27
     Cornell Note
9.  Introduction to Chris Hadfield
     Article: Chris Hadfield and the Space Race
     Cornell Note
10.  What similarities are being discussed in both the video and article in terms of economics?  How has the space race AND the depression of the 1920's and 30's both led to new inventions?

Friday, September 5, 2014

Day 4: Legacy ... Personal and Provincial

1.  HM:  Legacy of the 2004 Summer Olympics
          On Sept. 5, 1997, Athens was awarded the 2004 summer Olympic games.  After watching this video of the desolation of the venues 8 years after the games, explain the importance of events (such as the Olympics, TIFF, Women's Junior World Cup) to the countries that are granted permission to host them.

2.  With your partner from yesterday and copying the model provided, create a card for our class timeline that outlines the DATE, NAME and DOCUMENT of the document studied yesterday.

3.  With both classes, let's put this personal history together!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Day 3: Personal History

1. HM: Christchurch Sept. 4, 2010
     How can an event in New Zealand change the way Canadians spend their money?

2.  Presentation from yesterday:  finish the group discussions and presentations.

3.  Personal history:
     a) Think:  What is it?  With a partner write a definition for the term ''Personal History''.  Share your definition with another group.
     b)  Pair:  CHART  With your partner complete the chart using the object provided.  
     c)  Share: Show your object to another group.  Explain the importance of the object.  Add to your idea any further importance that your group thinks of.

4.     Share with the class.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Day 2: Being Canadian

1.  HM: Distracted Driving
     Question:  How has this technology (driving and/or the mobile phone) changed the course of history?
2.  Review form responses
3.  ABCs of history and discussion
4.  Presentation:  Importance

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Day 1: Welcome!

1.  Something from nothing.
2.  Discussion: links to history
3.  Why study history?
4.  The ABCs of history