Monday, February 7, 2011

Day 2: The History of the Compass (2/8/11)



Step 1: Answer the Quick Question in the comment section of the blog.

Quick Question:
If you were there: "It is the year 1270. You are a rich merchant in a Chinese city of about a million people. The city around you fills your senses. You see people in colorful clothes among beautiful buildings. Glittering objects lure you into busy shops. You hear people talking-discussing business, gossiping, laughing at jokes. You smell delicious food cooking at a restaurant down the street. How do you feel about your city? (You must have two or more complete sentences).

Step 2: Track Mr. Sanders as he talks about browsing with multiple tabs.

Step 3: Go to this link and read about the history of the compass.

Step 4: Complete the questions about the compass here.

Step 5: Track Mr. Sanders as he demonstrates how to set up a Gmail address.

Homework: Read about Agriculture in Medieval China and complete the mind map.

67 comments:

  1. I feel life is pretty good. Not only am I rich I'm in a good area of town where people enjoy themselves

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  2. i believe that i feel objects as i go into the stores.i can feel the people shoving and pushing as i go to work.i can also feel my products as i try to show them how my items are a good buy.

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  3. glad and proud to know that everyone is happy and has hope in them

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  4. I feel good about my city.My city is very cool there isn't really any drama going on in the city. There isn't anything wrong with my city so I shouldn't unlike the cit. I also like the city because I'm a rich merchant and i have alot of merchandise.

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  5. I feel like my city is very busy and reasonable city of trade. Also, I think it is a very large city and has very much to offer

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  6. I feel that my city is full of pride, the good kind that makes every one feel great!

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  7. I would feel wonderful because in my city I'll have everything I need I have food ,entertainment ,sense of style, and more

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  8. I THINK THAT MY CITY IS OUT OF CONTROL THERE IS TOO MUCH VIOLENCE.......:(

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  9. i think that that city is a great city to live in because it sounds humble and nice unlike la

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  10. I feel at life is good because i'm rich and I can buy anything I've ever wanted to buy and have nothing to worry about

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  11. I feel that my city is wealthy but not as wealthy as the one i am in now

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  12. I would think that my city is AWESOME! Because we have a bunch of glitter and silvers, plus some gold in a little bit of the action!

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  13. What I think about my city is that it is a wealthy city. I say this because it has buildings that are with shiny glitter and has decent clothes.

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  14. I think its a good life it seems to be our ruler knows what he is doing,plus our economy is rich.

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  15. i feel that my city is really good.i believe that the city that i live in is very busy.all the people are always nice and always interactive.that is why i like my city.

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  16. I would feel like my city is just an ordinary city. I would feel like that because we do that know in our community or city.

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  17. Also to add that I am a rich man

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  18. How I feel about my city is that it seems like an safe place to be living in.

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  19. I think this will be great because its better then L.A. And i will be rich that will put a smile on my face.

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  20. it that would feel like a calm city

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  21. The city would be a great place and i could spend my money on the things that make living in the city and others around me happy

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  22. I feel good about my city because its filled with friendly people and it has lots of shops with no homeless people everyone has family to take care of them.

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  23. I feel that life is going well.

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  24. I would feel that my city is a good place to live at. That we have a lot sources that we have. I well say you are living a good life.

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  25. I would feel good because it would be safe and every body would be minding there own business .. just how life should ... :]

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  26. I feel safe and comfortable because i know whats going on in my surroundings .And i don't have to worry about anything because people dont act ignorant around here .

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  27. I would feel like a calm place to live in

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  28. I will be glad but except for one thing gossip everything else is fine.

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  29. I feel like everyone respects each other. There's no violence and everyone is just happy and I can afford things so I'm happy too.

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  30. I would say "This city is the bomb".And I would never go back home

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  31. i feel good about my city because everyone is doing fine no war everyone is at peace. also i feel safe about walking to the neighborhood store.

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  32. I think it would be a great city to live in because it seems everyone is rich and people wouldn't have to still.Also because it would have beautiful surroundings

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  33. I would feel causal because it is like a normal day if I was in china in 1270

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  34. I think my city is very successful and everyone is happy . Plus I'm rich;) !!

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  35. I feel like my world is perfect. No one is in any disagreement it's all great. And i'm rich so I can buy things that I want and things I need.

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  36. Well,I feel like I'm very fortunate and amazed by the beautiful buildings because it catches my attention.Also I feel like that I live in a place where it's overpopulated and very busy.

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  37. I think that my city is a very wealthy place that knows how to spend its money in a way that would be beneficial to its people.( mostly because i'm rich!)

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  38. markis says myyyy city is awesome bcuz it seems like everyone is happy and enjoying themselfs

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  39. i think the city is very busy and large.also a very good place to trade

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  40. wow so excited an pleased to live like dis bcuz im rwh{rich,wealthy, and happy.yea h bree!

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  41. At the same time it would be overpopulated like jasmine said.

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  42. man am i excited to be rich and happy but people need to check their selves an stop gossiping and worry about there selves. {p and t} please and tank u.

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  43. I like my city, it is pretty good everyone seems happy.

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  44. I will fill good and live FREE

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  45. On second thought I would go back home I love La!

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  46. I feel as I i'm in a happy place, and that the city I live in is a very live and active place and I think nothing can go wrong there.

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  47. that everyone seam safe and ok

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  48. I feel that my city is self-sufficient. I also think that everyone is wealthy and handles their business.

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  49. very happy because the city is successful and there is no sorrow because everyone is rich!!!

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  50. I would feel good, I think life would be good because I'm rich my city's doing just fine and I would most likely be living my life as I want to so I would feel pretty good about my city.

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  51. it is great that everyone is happy. I'm glad that my city is so peacefull

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  52. that the city is a pretty nice place from what I'm hearing. Plus i control the place so that means I'm a good ruler. ;D

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  53. I feel like there is peace and there is no worries that anything will happen because everyone is so happy.I also think that this is a place where i enjoy living because like kyra said it is a place that knows how to spend its money in a way that is beneficial to others.Also because i am a rich person ....... yay meeeeee!

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  54. I would feel glad and successful. I would feel like I did a good job in successfully building my city. I would also feel like my city like a family and the people in my city were doing a good job of interacting with each other. I would just feel very successful in my city.

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  55. i feel grateful because my city is beautiful and I'm rich so i can get what i want and i will know that life is good :)

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  56. I thing it would be good because you would be in damger.

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  57. I Would feel good because everyone is happy and I am living a good life & plus i am rich :)

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  58. I feel that my city is safe for me because it is a lot of people.And I could buy all the cloths and shoes I want.:)

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  59. i feel proud that i live in such a nice place.but i also feel squished because of all the people.

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  60. lj/ljredd/ljonreddFebruary 8, 2011 at 2:47 PM

    i dont feel happy and scared because,scared because u can get lost in the city and get car jack or money jack ,happy because they have lots of things out their and that you can buy lots of things like you can see the staple center

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  61. I feel great about my city because it is peaceful and there is no negativity amongst the people and natural events.

    Sir Nasser B.

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  62. I feel great about my city.Everyone seems to be peaceful and in control.And...I get money!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  63. great because i am rich and people around me have clothes

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  64. My city is safe enough for kids to play. My city is like a regular city.

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  65. I think that cars will be invented because some people are talking about making news cars

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  66. I feel very good about my city because it is a place of buisness

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  67. At this rate, I think my city seems successful. This city seems original where it is safe and secure.
    -Chris M.

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