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Extended Activities

The World in Spatial Terms

  1. Develop your own or use an existing map of Jerusalem, and label the quarters of the Old City.
  2. Discuss the function of the Green Line. Compare and contrast the Green Line with the Berlin Wall.
  3. Using a map of Turkey, locate the region occupied by the Kurdish minority. Also discuss the implications of the country being part of Europe and the Middle East.

Uses of Geography

  1. Discuss and analyze why Jerusalem has been named the "cradle of civilization" in spatial terms.
  2. Explain how the extent of modernization and its geographic impact on Istanbul have encouraged the rise of fundamentalism. Give specific examples.
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