5th Period Issues Project
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5TH PERIOD
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Put your names (groups of 3-4) next to your chose topic
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Then one member of the team email tparsons@ccisd.net and verify your topic and group members.
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TOPICS (and links to research)
There are FUTURE ISSUES and AFRICA ISSUES below.
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FUTURE ISSUES
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You and your team can discuss and agree on an issue that will or may challenge our future.
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Then you will propose a solution or solutions for the issue.
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You will see some potential ideas below that you can consider and research.
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If you have a different concept that your team comes up with, you must provide adequate explanation of how it will be a future issue and what you propose to solve it.
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Future Issues Project Rubric
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Future Issues example ideas:NAME 1NAME 2NAME 3NAME 4
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POP/CITIES: Seasteading for ocean cities, algae farms, etc.Leola BoremMary AsdelKristina GomezIsabelle Perello
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http://www.seasteading.org/?intro=closejuan likes ravioli
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougbandow/2012/07/30/getting-around-big-government-the-seastead-revolution-begins-to-take-shape/
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http://www.economist.com/node/21540395
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AG: Dead Bees (Means Dead Humans...)Trinity RustCassie SrbRicky ChinCameron Keys
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http://io9.com/we-may-have-solved-the-mystery-of-the-dying-bees-1576014549 http://www.beesfree.biz/The%20Buzz/Bees-Dying
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http://www.ted.com/talks/marla_spivak_why_bees_are_disappearing
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CITIES: Venus Project (future cities)Amelia Moncayo-ReyesTara Neigut
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http://www.thevenusproject.com/
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LANG: ONE LANGUAGE/lingua franca to rule them all
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http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-everyone-spoke-one-language2.htm
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http://www.cepr.org/PRESS/DP2055PR.htm
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http://www.debate.org/opinions/should-there-be-one-global-language
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POL: Removal of boundaries, WTO Capitalism World?, U.N. controlled world?
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http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/thewto_e.htm
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http://economyincrisis.org/content/wto-now-controls-our-economy-fate-and-future
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http://geo-pickmeup.com/are-we-really-ready-for-a-world-without-borders-the-eu-case/
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DEV: Mass Consumption level? All MDCs?
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http://www.ted.com/playlists/the_quest_to_end_poverty
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http://www.globalsherpa.org/development-developing-countries-developed
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http://www.whypoverty.net/en/
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http://blog.ted.com/2013/02/04/hans-rosling-shatters-the-myth-of-developed-versus-developing-nations/
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http://www.gapminder.org/videos/dont-panic-the-facts-about-population/#.U3TPpNJdWuo
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AG: Vertical Agriculture
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http://www.verticalfarm.com/
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http://www.plantchicago.com/
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http://www.economist.com/node/17647627
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https://www.inspirationgreen.com/vertical-farms.html
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IND/DEV: 3-D printers in homes? What could they create that would be beneficial?
Samantha HallamRyan WellsMarilla PilneySebastian Fernandez
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http://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/2013/02/article_0004.html
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http://hbr.org/2013/03/3-d-printing-will-change-the-world/ar/1
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/gcaptain/2012/03/06/will-3d-printing-change-the-world/
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http://blog.ted.com/2013/07/29/a-3d-printed-future-10-surprising-things-we-could-see-printed-soon/
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DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTRY: Space based Solar energy
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http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/solar/how-japan-plans-to-build-an-orbital-solar-farm
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http://io9.com/5963955/how-space-based-solar-power-will-solve-all-our-energy-needs
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http://io9.com/japan-has-a-plan-to-start-using-space-based-solar-power-1569844963
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IND: Wearable Intelligence? (Google Glass, analytics, health care monitoring all day long)
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http://wearableintelligence.com/index.html
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http://www.google.com/glass/start/
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http://www.wearable-technologies.com/
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AG: Future GMOs to save the world
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http://io9.com/what-will-bioengineered-plants-be-like-in-the-future-1561263502
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http://www.quorn.co.uk/
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycoprotein
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http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/522596/why-we-will-need-genetically-modified-foods/
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https://feedingninebillion.com/video/gmo-or-biotechnology-does-it-affect-our-food-system
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DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTRY: New energy sourcesJuan Avacado Garzahay jobstetterCarlie gunn (juan)Max (juan)
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http://io9.com/12-unexpected-sources-of-energy-that-could-save-the-wor-1555080352
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CITIES: Transportation
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http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/61148/12-cool-future-transportation-concepts.html#slide13
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South Korea's OLEV Electic Bus System: http://www.wired.com/2013/08/induction-charged-buses/ http://olev.kaist.ac.kr/en/
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AFRICA ISSUES
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Africa Issues Project Rubric
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You and your team can discuss and agree on an issue faced in Africa that you would like to see fixed. Africa is one of the regions where we have seen very slow development and much of that is due to the 6 major challenges listed below. You will be able to further understand the actual problem and propose real solutions based on your hopes.
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Africa Issues options:NAME 1NAME 2NAME 3NAME 4
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AIDsSara EavesJenny MorganAbby MorrisPiper Stephenson
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Genocide
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Blood DiamondsMichael SnookVIncent HuangWillie XuBranden Hart
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Poverty
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