Think about this in very simple terms. There are essentially two phases.
First you have to figure out who you are, as a country. Start by asking yourself "Does my country rock?" Think about it as if your country is a student, and the world is a high school. Where does your country stand in the social (or global, in this instance) hierarchy?
Complete this research guide to answer questions about your country. You will need to Copy the document, Rename It, and Share (CRiS). Instructions follow.
- Log in with your ncps-k12.org log in information
- Click File, then Make a copy, then enter a new name (Last Name, First Name. Country. Teacher. Period [i.e., Pitt, Brad. Venezuela. Vehslage. C])
- Don't check "Also copy document collaborators"
- Click OK
- Click File, type
- Click Share, under Add people, type in your group members' names, and your history teacher's name to invite them. Make sure they can edit this document
- Click Share and save.
You should, at this point, know how to get background information on your country, but just in case, here are recommended Internet sources:
Databases: Remember how to log in to the database page? Page 43 of your NCHS planner!
- ABC-CLIO World Geography
- Countries and Their Cultures
- World Data Analyst
- Global Issues in Context
Now, you need to understand what stance your country will take in its committee on specific issues.
- Global Issues in Context (see screenshot above)
- National Newspapers (see screenshots below)
- Global NewsBank
- East Asian Maritime Security
- Spillover from Syrian Civil War
INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (briefing packet)
- Peaceful Nuclear Energy
SYRIAN ARAB RED CRESCENT (briefing packet)
PRESS CORPS (briefing packet)
- New York Times
- Wall Street Journal
- The Onion
- FOX News
- National Public Radio
Click on the link to the Model UN forum below.
Missed something when the delegates visited your class? Here is their presentation:
View History page (only!) in Wikipedia can work as a live record of an international debate over a hot topic.