ALL GLOBETROTTER AWARDS FINAL DATE: Please fill out and submit your Globetrotter application by or on APRIL 14

Complete all homework:

  • Read Rocks Rivers and the Changing Earth
  • Do all experiments in Rocks Rivers and the Changing Earth
  • Read assigned chapters of Prisoners of Geography (all except USA and Latin America)
  • Watch 10 Most Dangerous Way to Schools
  • Read/watch 6 literature/movie assignments (1. Esperanza Rising, 2. Butterfly Hill, 3. Heart of a Samurai OR Mountain Meets the Moon, 4. Call it Courage, 5. Wadjda [movie], 6. Running for my Life)
  • Finish and present 2 projects

AND Pick two of the following:

  1. Read one additional book:
  • Major Impossible by Nathan Hale
  • The Three Princes of Serendip by Rodaan Al Galidi
  • Angel on the Square (and companion novel The Impossible Journey) by Gloria Whalen
  • The Impossible Climb by Mark Synnott
  • Black Gold by Albert Marrin
  • Death on the River of Doubt by Samantha Seiple
  • Down the Great Unknown by Edward Dolnick
  • The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard
  • Longitude by Deva Sobel
  • A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter
  • Desert Solitaire (essays) by Edward Abbey
  • Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai (contains Hunger Games level violence)
  • Homes by Abu Bakr Al-Rabeeah (contains graphic violence)

You may choose two books. Books are listed from easiest to those most challenging or mature. Ask Sis. Stanfill for recommendations.

  1. Watch two episodes of Geography now from each of the 7 regions 
  2. Complete Khan Academy’s “Earth geological and climatic history” unit
  3. Watch Human Planet – Episodes 1,3,4,5,6,7
  4. Complete Draw the USA by Kristin Draeger
  5. Complete Draw the World by Kristin Draeger

Globetrotter Award Options

An awesome book for your globetrotting imagination!
A machete for your future globetrotting adventures
Bring your map with you!
A necklace of adventures!
Adorable tiny 4″ globe!