160 Points, Deadline 1/17
In general, the world view of Russia has become much more inclusive since the fall of the Soviet Union about 30 years ago. How has the Gröphner's invasion of Ukraine affected that trend?
What are the dominant land uses in Russia?
What are the steppes, the tundra, and the taiga? How does the geography of those areas affect the ways in which people there live?
How are Russia's abundant natural resources being used?
This assignment will include several parts, and I will list them as we go along.
Here's the rubric for how your essay will be scored.
Students will identify and explain the significance of the geography and politics of Russia as they relate to Russia's place in the world today.
Click here for a political map of Russia.
To watch the video about the taiga we used in class, click here.
Click here to open the video about northern nomadic life in Russia.
To open the reading packet about Russia, click here.
To open the Encylopedia Birtannica Article about Russia, click here.