Standard 11. Sports, Recreation, and Tourism

Lesson Plans and Activities:

Other Materials:

The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World, by Eric Weiner. ISBN 10: 0-446-58026-0 by Hatchette (Twelve Books), New York. An account by a journalist seeking to discover various global/cultural perseptions of happiness. See the book review.

Geo-Tour of Asia – KMZ files for Google Earth and ArcGIS Explorer (both free downloads that may require approval of school technology personnel). As part of the National Geographic’s “My Wonderful World” and “Geography Action!” campaigns 2007 themes of “Asia: Continent of Contrasts”.

Take a trip to Beijing for the Summer, 2008 Olympic Games –