Human Systems

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We are back with day four of the Geography Standards which brings us to the humans. Element 4: Human Systems contains 5 standards on its own, which makes sense since the standards are focused on K-12 education, which includes Geography in Social Studies. This generally covers history, political and economic geography, and other humanities content. […]

China’s own version of Paris – complete with Eiffel Tower replica

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A while back I blogged about the planned suburb of Songjiang outside of Shanghai, China called Thames Town, which was built to replicate an English town, complete with shops and even a stone bridge. Not to be outdone, the new suburban development of Tianducheng, outside the city of Hangzhou in eastern China has been constructed […]