GEO 101 Spring 2008 TR
Complete By: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 (for discussion)
Hand In: Thursday, March 13, 2008
PART I (20 points)
SOUTH AND EAST ASIA AS SEEN FROM SPACE
Select one country from South Asia and one from East Asia.
Go to the NASA website listed below and view the images that are listed.
Select one image for each country and print that out.
Write a one-page commentary (double-spaced, 10 or 12 point) for each image
describing the location, what is being shown, why this is significant, and your
interpretations of each image.
You may use your textbook or other sources to
write you commentary, just be sure you list the sources you used.
Attach the copies of the images and your commentaries to the assignment.
PART II: EAST ASIA (10 points)
ONE FROM COLUMN A…ONE FROM COLUMN B…
COLUMN A: IRON CHEF!
Your assignment is to watch an episode of Iron Chef on the Food Network.
listings for dates and times.
Make sure you are watching the “original” Iron Chef that
was filmed in Japan, not the pathetic Americanized Food Network version. You may be
able to access episodes on YouTube.com or other web sites.
Take notes and answer the
Which episode did you watch (DATE: TIME: I watched this episode on Youtube)
What was the “secret ingredient?” they needed to make Sushi including tuna, Kohada,
Anago, eggs, and Kanpyo.
What sorts of dishes were prepared? (You don’t have to name them all, just a few
examples) The challenger made Gizzard shad Edo-Mae nigiri, soy-marinated tuna
and fatty tuna sushi, conger eel Edo-Mae nigiri, dried gourd shavings roll, and an
The Iron chef made Gizzard shad nigiri and NY style ginger, Vietnamese style tuna
roll and nigiri, steamed conger eel sushi, sha risotto, and popped rice and Kampyo ice
Would you have wanted to try any of the dishes?
If so, which ones and why, and if
not, why? I would have liked to try the ice cream with tuna in it (popped rice and
Kampyo ice cream). It would be extremely different and a once in a lifetime