Topic Research: The Global Workplace

State Bowl Topic: The Global Workplace The world today is increasingly interdependent with the advent of interconnectedness. The internet brings individuals living in diverse places together for innovative opportunities in global collaboration. Physical space may no longer define a workplace. Many local and international corporations are able to employ people without them having to step […]

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Topic Research: Recovering From Natural Disaster

  Ready.gov – Recovering from Natural Disasters Lifeline – Crisis Support – Recovering after a Natural Disaster Tips on Recovering from a Natural Disaster – From an individual/consumer perspective How Cities Recover from Natural Disaster – 100 Resilient Cities How and Where Should We Rebuild After Natural Disasters – NPR Long-term Health Problems After Natural […]

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Topic Research: Enhancing Human Potential

Human 2.0 Lectures (You Tube) Enhancing Humans – check out the “highlights” of this book The Future of Human Enhancement – David Wood’s blog Ethical Issues in Human Enhancement Human Enhancement and the Future of Work ‘Human enhancement’ comes a step closer – article from BBC News The Age of Enhancement

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Propaganda: Topic Research

Quizlet – Study propaganda vocabulary terms Morgan Spurlock TED Talk – The Greatest TED Talk Ever Sold Propaganda – United States Holocaust Museum – Explore the Nazis’ sophisticated propaganda campaigns and their legacy Defining Propaganda – a series of articles on propaganda (historical perspective, techniques, etc.)

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Processed Foods: Topic Research

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: How to Spot Healthy and Unhealthy Processed Food 100 Days of Real Food New York Times: Safety of Beef Processing Method is Questioned The Guardian: Fake meat: is science fiction on the verge of becoming fact? YouTube: Jamie Oliver shows kids what’s in chicken nuggets YouTube: Jamie Oliver’s TED Talk […]

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Impact of Social Media

Coaches are encouraged to screen any links or web research before sharing with students. Websites, Articles, Blog Posts How Social Media Has Changed Our World The Negative Effect of Social Media on Society and Individuals 2014 Study Impact of Social Media on News The dangerous impacts of social media and the rise of mental illnesses […]

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Desertification: Topic Research

Desertification describes the desert-like conditions that exist in regions, often as a cause of human interaction with the environment. According to the United Nations Development Programme, “Over 40 percent of the world is drylands, where about 2.3 billion people live in nearly 100 countries.” Drylands are defined as regions where rainfall is low and evaporation […]

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Social Isolation: Topic Research

Topic Research PP #1: Social Isolation Feelings of social isolation have increased in populations around the world since the early 1900s. The disabled, the mentally ill, and the elderly are especially susceptible to feelings of isolation and loneliness, as are those in rural areas, those with low self-esteem, and those without a confidant. Recent research […]

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IC: Topic Research

Global Status of Women The Millenium Project– Answers the question – “How can the changing status of women help improve the human condition?” World of 7 Billion: Global Status of Women/Girls United Nations: Global Issues – Women Global Issues: Women’s Rights More coming soon…come back for updates!

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Ocean Soup Research Links

Learn more about the State Bowl topic, “Ocean Soup.”  Do some research to learn facts about current challenges and solutions associated with the topic.   Invisible Plastic Ocean Soup is Harming Ocean Animals – Newswire article Pacific Plastic Soup 100-fold Increase – Discovery article Our Oceans: A Plastic Soup – an Earth Institute Blog post […]

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