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Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu Geography 10 Spring 2002 - Forsberg STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Vista College

Geography 10

Spring 2002 - Forsberg

STUDY GUIDE for the FINAL EXAM

Week FOURTEEN - Middle East & North Africa - water resources

Key Terms: desertification, fund (nonrenewable) and flow (renewable) resources, fossil fuels, watershed, river basin, flood plain, alluvial soil, ground water, monotheism.

Study Questions:
Is oil a fund or flow resource? and water? soil? What are the costs and benefits of building a dam? Did the construction of the Aswan Dam improve Egypt's agriculture? What is the relationship between water resources and population growth? Which regions of the world are expected to suffer catastrophically low supplies of water in the 21st century? Which major world religions consider Jerusalem a holy city? How is Oman diversifying its economy?


Week FIFTEEN - Colonialism and Neocolonialism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Key Terms: Mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, neocolonialism, technology, the division of labor, primary products, GNP/GDP, progress, development, dependency, ecological divide, export earnings, HIV/AIDS.

Study Questions:
What are the main differences between mercantile colonialism, industrial colonialism, and neocolonialism? Why was Africa's political independence from colonialism not accompanied by technological and economic independence? What is the relationship between nation and state in modern Africa, and how has this affected the continent's development? Why are poor tropical countries incapable of securing an adequate level of nutrition? How is the impact of AIDS like a war? What does it mean to develop?What are GNP/GDP and what do they show about a country's development? What do they NOT show? Developing countries have work forces engaged for the most part in which sector of the economy?


Week SIXTEEN- Remote Sensing of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Key Terms: core & periphery, satellite, remote sensing, wavelength, pixel, GPS, NGO.

Study Questions: What are the advantages of seeing the world from the perspective of a satellite? Give some examples of some of the extended uses satellite surveillance may be able to offer aside from visu