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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Extra Credit Opportunity

Mankind The Story of All of Us is an epic 12-hour television event about the greatest adventure of all time—the history of the human race.
Mankind The Story of All of Us - Series Premiere
Tue., Nov. 13 at 9/8c
It takes 10 billion years for the ideal planet to form and 3 billion more for the right conditions to emerge before it finally happens: mankind begins. From there unfolds a fast-paced story told here through key turning points—stepping stones in our journey from hunter-gatherer to global citizen. It’s a tale of connections—why some ideas take hold and spread around the globe, and how the lives of people in one part of the world are shaped by events in another.
Episodes covered throughout the series include the ice age, the advent of farming, the sacking of Rome, the discovery of the New World, the fall of the Aztec empire, the Industrial Revolution and so much more. This is our story—a story of triumph and overcoming, of survival on a harsh and brutal planet. It is the story of all of—and how, against the odds, we survived.
Mankind is the first television series in a generation to tackle the history of the human race through the ages. Embracing groundbreaking storytelling methods, it features jaw-dropping imagery and dramatic reconstructions of the most critical events in human history.
*****Students can recieve 10pts for just watching each episode and writing down 5 things they have learned from each episode.******
Extra Credit for 1st Episode Due MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th.


  1. Ms. Perez if you could please answer my question it is very important does are packet for the Renascence have to be on a poster bored? and also do we have to use the list of supplies for the visual i am very confused! please get back to me Kaylee...:)

  2. Kaylee,

    You model of the stained glass is your visual. You do not have to include a poster in your project. You may to help support and make sure you get as much points as possible. Also, in order to make your stained glass, I would stick to the list I provided. However, if you found another way to create it, just let me know tomorrow, so I can approve it.

    I hope this help! :) See you tomorrow.