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AIDS - Katherine MacFarlane (Editor)
Call Number: 616.97 AID
ISBN: 9780737738681
Publication Date: 2007-12-14

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AIDS Doctors - Ronald Bayer; Gerald M. Oppenheimer
Call Number: 920 BAY
ISBN: 0195126815
Publication Date: 2000-07-27

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The Coming Plague - Laurie Garrett
Call Number: 614.4 GAR
ISBN: 0140250913
Publication Date: 1995-10-01

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Disease - Mary Dobson
Call Number: 610.3 DOB
ISBN: 9781847240149
Publication Date: 2008-02-01

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Infectious Diseases - Kara Rogers
Call Number: 616.9 INF
ISBN: 9781615303410
Publication Date: 2011-01-15

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Water - Peter Swanson; Mikhail Gorbachev (Foreword by)
Call Number: 551.4 SWA
ISBN: 1559717823
Publication Date: 2001-01-01

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Water - Steven Solomon
Call Number: 553.7 SOL
ISBN: 0060548304
Publication Date: 2010-01-05

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Designer Food - Gregory E. Pence
Call Number: 363.19 PEN
ISBN: 0742508390
Publication Date: 2001-12-18

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From the Center of the Earth - Geraldine Kennedy (Editor)
Call Number: 361.6 FRO
ISBN: 0962863203
Publication Date: 1991-09-01

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Hunger - Sharman Apt Russell
Call Number: 363.809 RUS
ISBN: 0465071635
Publication Date: 2005-09-06

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Not on Our Watch - Don Cheadle; John Prendergast
Call Number: 962.4043 CHE
ISBN: 9781401303358
Publication Date: 2007-05-01

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Global Warming - Mary E. Williams
Call Number: 363.7 WIL
ISBN: 0737732105
Publication Date: 2006-03-17

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Eaarth - Bill McKibben
Call Number: 304.2 MCK
ISBN: 0805090568
Publication Date: 2010-04-13

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The Bomb - Gerard J. DeGroot
Call Number: 623.4511 9 DEG
ISBN: 0674017242
Publication Date: 2005-03-31

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Iran and Nuclear Weapons - Tamra Orr
Call Number: 355.02 ORR
ISBN: 9781435852815
Publication Date: 2009-08-15

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Nukes - Steve Minneus
Call Number: 327.1 MIN
ISBN: 1404219161
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Every Drop for Sale - Jeffrey Rothfeder
Call Number: 333.91 ROT
ISBN: 1585421146
Publication Date: 2001-10-15

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Poisoned Nation - Loretta Schwartz-Nobel
Call Number: 615.902 SCH
ISBN: 9780312327972
Publication Date: 2007-08-21

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Taken for A Ride - Jack Doyle
Call Number: 363.739 DOY
ISBN: 1568581475
Publication Date: 2000-06-13

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The Globalization Gap - Robert A. Isaak
Call Number: 337 ISA
ISBN: 0131428969
Publication Date: 2004-07-16


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Global Issues Digital Story


You will be assigned a group of 4 classmates, as well as a global issue.  It is your job to create a digital story explaining your particular issue, why it is a GLOBAL problem, and what is/and can be done to fix your issue.


Issues can and may include: (if you have any other ideas, please run them by me)

Global warming



Nuclear weapons/proliferation


Clean water/hunger

Child slavery

Sex slavery


Images and music should be used to enhance the project and be appropriate.


The following rubric will be used to grade the project.





On the Money

4 points


Zeroing In

3 points


Getting There

2 points


Missed the Boat

1 point (or 0)


(take score times 5—worth 20 points)

Content is from a variety of sources, is accurate, well researched and conveyed in an effective manner.

Content is from a few sources, is accurate and relevant to topic.

Content is from a few sources, there are some inaccurate facts and/or is not relevant.

Content is not from varied sources, is inaccurate and irrelevant.



(take score times 2—worth 8 points)


5 or more sources were used, cited correctly and from a variety of reputable perspectives


4 or less sources were used and cited correctly



3 or less sources were used and partially cited correctly


Inadequate number of sources/not cited



(worth 4 points)


Content is organized well and is moving to the audience


Content is organized.


Content is not connected well


Content is not organized or persuasive at all.


Images and Music

(take score times 2—worth 8 points)


Images and music are relative to the topic and enhances the website and digital story.


Images and music are relative to the topic.

Images and/or music are slightly connected to the topic but does not entirely enhance content.


Images and/or music are irrelevant and detracts from content.


Speech In Digital Story

(worth 4 points)


Narration clear, enunciated with a steady rate


Narration clear with a sufficient rate


Some portions or narration rushed or unclear


Narration too rushed and/or incoherent


Pride in Work

(worth 4 points)


On task in class, tremendous effort outside of class, great overall effort


On task in class, worked hard outside of class, good overall effort


Slightly off task in class, more effort could have been provided outside of class, not as good as you are capable


Off task in class, much appears to be done at the last minute, no real effort outside of class, poor effort overall



Worth 48 points

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