by Teresa Silva, Brentwood

Students will explore countries of Southeast Asia to examine the ways in which humans have adapted to natural processes including monsoons, volcanoes, and earthquakes. Students should be able to identify how geographical features impact the economy of the region. Students will also examine the cultures of Southeast Asia by examining the various religious beliefs that have spread across the region. Finally, students will be able to identify the limited and unlimited governments of the region.


Big Questions

How do people adapt to natural events?  

What is the impact of geographical features have on a country's economy?

How have religious beliefs spread from place to place?



Your job will be to become an expert in the country that has been assigned to your group.  Your group will be responsible for answering the 3 big questions through a presentation.