martes, 7 de junio de 2011


WORLD WAR I is the next topic we are going to see in DBH 4 SOCIAL SCIENCES. The course is almost over and as we do not have much time, we are going to have a look at it in a different way. If you click on the blue section of this post, you are going to have some general information about it (from wikipedia). However, let´s start with a very simple activity.

Here you have a set of pictures with basic information about  WORLD WAR I .

The BBC  also has complete documentation that you can see if you click on it.

How about a powerpoint presentation with bullet points?

We also have some videos that explain what the war meant, why it started, its causes, phases and consequences. Let´s see some examples:
The first one we are going to see is a funny explanation for the causes of world war I.

And to see the devastation of Europe, just have a look:

lunes, 6 de junio de 2011


The crash of 1929 and the later great depression can't be properly understood if we ignore the prosperous previous years of buoyancy and consumism. Have a look at this video:

Let's analyse what happened in the 1929 crash, then:

But whay did it happen? What were the causes?

domingo, 5 de junio de 2011


There are several events that contributed to shape the world as we know it today. The French Revolution, the Industrialization ... The Russian Revolution was one of them. let´s see what it was and what it meant in the following documentary.