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Nepal Overview and Background Sources

Jay Rodman, Office of International Studies and Programs, Michigan State University
rodman@msu.edu

UNIT 1:

Introduction to Nepal and to the Study Guide

Carole Beverwyk, St. John's Public Schools
Beverwyk_c@stjohns.edzone.net
Patrick Livingston, Michigan State University Extenstion
plivin1999@aol.com

UNIT 2:

Topography of Nepal's Mt. Everest and the Seti River Canyon

Mt. Everest Map -- 847 KB
North Seti Map -- 1,533 KB
Seti Canyon Map -- 1,232 KB

Madeleine Jones, Southgate Community Schools
Mjones6@comcast.net

UNIT 3:

What Can You Do With a River?
Lesson Plan

Gayle Potter, Durand Area School (Now teaching in Florida)
oscod1319@aol.com

 

UNIT 4:

Michigan and Nepal: A Comparative Study of Agriculture and Tourism

Dennis McCarthy, Lansing Public Schools
storyteller2u@comcast.net

 

UNIT 5:

The "Journey" Theme in Nepalese Folk Tales and Poetry

24 hours (PDF Version) (Power Point)
Prem and the Goddess
(PDF Version) (Power Point)
Proverbs (
PDF Version)

Marianne Forman, Lansing Public Schools
4aces@comcast.net

UNIT 6:

Water Quality Monitoring River Project - Applying Science to the Real World

Marietta Crabtree, Utica Community Schools (Now Retired)
donald.crabtree@comcast.net

 

UNIT 7:

International Partnering: Sharing Water Quality Results
Appendix 2 – Seti River Map

Marietta Crabtree, Utica Community Schools (Now Retired)
donald.crabtree@comcast.ne

UNIT 8:

Religion in Nepal: Text vs. Practice

Emalie Karp, Okemos Community Schools
karp@okemos.k12.mi.us

 

UNIT 9:

Nepal Society and Environment -- Four Activities

Dan Pagel, Anchor Bay Schools
djcpagel@hotmail.com

UNIT 10:

Health Issues in Nepal

Barbara Deslich, Lansing School District
barbarajuliene@yahoo.com

Additional Resources:

"Destination: Nepal" Video
From Peace Corps / Coverdell World Wise Schools
(9 minutes) Requires Windows Media Player
Digitization and adaptation for Web funded by the Office of International Studies and Programs, Michigan State University
http://www.isp.msu.edu/isp_common/videos/nepal.wmv

"Destination: Nepal" Companion Study Guide "http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/guides/nepal/index.html

Understanding Nepal's Development

(Context, Interventions and People's Aspirations)
Kailash Pyakuryal, Professor, Tribhuvan University
Murari Suvedi, Professor, Michigan State University

Images from 2003 Nepal Study Tour

 

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