The course is Diversity, not Human Resources
Write a 2-3 paragraph (250 words minimum) mini essay on the following:
Explain how geography has contributed to the development of diversity in the context of different cultures. Draw on at least two of the readings from this week. Provide an example of a specific population and describe how the population was diversified through geographical drivers. These can include politics/wars, land formations, trade, population migration, and so forth.
Your post should be 2-3 paragraphs with a minimum of 250 words.
Website: Geographic Origin of Diversity
Review the timeline. Be sure to click on the “Read More” section of these tabs under Geographic Origin: “Early Human Migration,” “Trace & Spread of Disease,” “The Mongol Expansion,” “World Slave Trade,” and “Recent Global Migration.”
Article: Ancient Migration: Coming to America
This article discusses the Clovis hunters and how people often think of them as the first to cross the Arctic into America. As it turns out, they were not the first. Read this article and find out the real story behind the Clovis hunters.
Podcast: Science Magazine Podcast: The Peopling of the Aleutians (41:15)
In this podcast, Sarah Crespi interviews Michael Balter, the author of “The Peopling of the Aleutians.” Michael Balter used the Aleutians to study human migration patterns. This interview starts about 20 minutes into the podcast.
A transcript is also available. Students may experience varying amounts of time for this resource to load, depending on the speed of their internet connection.
Video: The Incredible Human Journey (59:00)
This BBC documentary discusses where people come from and how they have populated the world. There are multiple episodes to choose from. The captioned version of this video can be found here.
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Please compose a 2-3 paragraph response to the questions above.
Follow the rubric requirements (attached).
Sources must be cited with APA format.