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Speed Dating in AP Human Geography

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Students in Carrie Foster’s AP Human Geography “speed date” while learning about their classmates’ assigned farming type. Each student was given a farming style to research and was expected to come to class with a poster about that farming style.

Students in Carrie Foster’s AP Human Geography “speed date” while learning about their classmates’ assigned farming type. Each student was given a farming style to research and was expected to come to class with a poster about that farming style.

Photo provided by: Anna Wesley

Photo provided by: Anna Wesley

Students in Carrie Foster’s AP Human Geography “speed date” while learning about their classmates’ assigned farming type. Each student was given a farming style to research and was expected to come to class with a poster about that farming style.

Anna Wesley, Staff Reporter

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In Carrie Foster’s AP Human Geography class, students complete a project that she calls Farmers Only Speed Dating on January 16th. Each person was assigned a style of farming and told to design a poster about their farming. Then, they are partnered up to learn about the other types of farming. “Each student specializes in one area of farming. By speed dating they get to teach it to each other and then also try to figure out who they’re the most compatible with by farming method, land, and climate type,” Foster said. They switch partners every few minutes, hence the term “speed dating.”

Photo provided by: Cara Roth

Freshman Nathan Lee dresses up as a pastoral nomad for extra credit in Carrie Foster’s class on Jan 16th. Foster assigned Lee pastoral nomadism to research and write about but dressing up is not mandatory.

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