Global warming, weather patterns, population, housing,
transportation, and many other issues are both amenable to computer
models (sometimes called simulations) and fertile ground for
student projects. This item begins by listing some readings that could
support brainstorming to generate such a project.
National Geographic - Global Culture, Aug. 1999 [Six articles
including: "A World Together," Erla Zwingle; "Vanishing Cultures," Wade
Davis; "The Power of Writing," Joel L. Swerdlow].
"As The World Burns," Chuck Sudetic, Rolling Stone, Sept. 2,
1999, ff. p. 97.
"The Death Row Raiders - When You Take David Protess' Course, You Get
One Credit Plus A Chance To Save The Life Of An Unjustly Condemned
Prisoner," Sasha Abramsky, Rolling Stone, Oct. 14, 1999, ff. p.
"Notes From The Virus Underground - Computer Viruses Are The Terrorist
Threat Of The Digital Age. The Inside Story Of Who Creates Them And
Why," Kim Neely, Rolling Stone, Sept. 16, 1999, ff. p. 65.