Excerpts from Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, by Jared Diamond, Penguin
Prologue: A Tale of Two Farms
p. 3 By collapse, I mean a drastic decrease in human population size and/or political/economic/social
complexity, over a c
Question sheet for The Dust Bowl
Here Ive put bold font as placeholders in case you get lost during the videos. These
materials are fair game for exam questions again I dont focus on memorization here
How many farmers stayed behind during the Dust
Surviving the Dust Bowl
Narrator: In 1931, there was no better place to be a farmer than the Southern Plains. The
rest of the nation was in the grip of the Great Depression, but in wheat country they were
reaping a record-breakin
Before Air Pollution, what is air?
What is the atmosphere?
"We live submerged at the
bottom of an
ocean of air.
Vacuum at work should pull
water to infinite height. if air is weightless!
pipe with 1 sq. inch opening