Lesson 1 Summary
- Odysseus and where the word odyssey comes from
- A.D. and C.E. can be used interchangeably
- B.C.E. and B.C. can be used interchangeably
- There is no year 0.
- Decade means ten years. Century means 100 years. Millenium means 1000 years.
- If you are 5 years old, you are in your 6th year around the planet.
- The lines of lattitude are parallel and also called parallels of latitude.
- The meridians are not parallel and are also called lines of longitude.
- Two numbers, a latitude and a longitude, are needed to locate a place on a map or globe.
What the videos:
- Introduction: BC/BCE and AD/CE - Chronological Thinking
- Introduction: Crash Course World History #1: The Agricultural Revolution
- Introduction: How to read Latitude and Longitude coordinates
- Introduction: Kahn Academy - Understanding Calendar Notation