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Welcome to the Columbian Exchange Google Tour LibGuide
In the boxes below, you will find:
- a link to the project directions
- a box with resources that will help you answer your research questions
- a box that contains links to sites that allow you to search for photos available for reuse
As you research, remember to:
- paraphrase and summarize information in your own words
- document your sources
- reach out for help if you have questions
The Story of a Commodity or Disease & Globalization - Google Earth Tour Project
Guiding Research Questions
Seek to find information on these questions
Where did ___ originate from?
Where did _____ get introduced to? By Who? How? Why?
How did the use or purpose of ____ change over time?
What were the impacts of ____ on it’s new culture/society/economics/the environment?
What is important to share in telling the story of ___ and its role in the Columbian Exchange (the beginning of globalization)?
What is important to share in telling the story of ___ and its role in globalization today?
World History Encyclopedia
Thousands of world history articles and videos.
This resource will allow you to find general information about the Columbian Exchange and the commodities and diseases introduced to new places as a result of the exchange.
A research database for high school students.
World Book Advanced
An online encyclopedia with content geared toward high school research.
History Reference Center
A database containing encyclopedia articles, nonfiction books, and periodicals related to a variety of history topics.