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Unit 1 Overview: The Global Tapestry (9:24)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 02:13 What was the Islamic Golden Age?
  2. 05:02 What advantage is there to starting a course in the year 1200 CE?
  3. 07:27 Who was Nasir al-Din al-Tusi?
  4. 08:56 According to the video, what does the story of Al-Tusi and the Islamic Golden Age teach us about the connections linking the governance, technology and innovation, and cultural developments and interactions themes?