8 And here is what you need to do: Create an electronic document either PowerPoint or on Wikiversity and post your project onlineDiscuss the different eras in an oral presentationCreate a presentation of pictures and facts of the different time periodsWrite a reflection paper and post it on your Wikipage or PowerPoint.Create a bibliography of your sourcesAnd make sure you answer the following questions in your project….
9 1. Where in Germany is Berlin 1. Where in Germany is Berlin? What were the demographics in 1930, in 1950, in 1965, in 1990 and today? Create a table to compare and find maps of Berlin of the different times.2. How would you interpret in your own words the differences in demographics during those times? Write your thoughts on whatyou found out about the people, the effects of WW2 and division of Germany3. How would you apply what you learned to show the developments that Berlin has undergone since the 1930s?
10 4. Can you identify any differences in what you have previously learned about Germany (especially Berlin) from what you learned during this project? Present two to four facts from each era you researched.5. What changes would you make to create more balanced lessons about German history in the United States?6. If time travel were possible, would you like to live in Berlin in the 1930s, the 1950s, the 1960s, the 1990s or today? Explain why?
11 Webseiten und Referenzen Berlin HeuteGreat site with slide shows and picture galleries of today’s Berlin. This site has many pictures or restored and rebuilt monuments and will serve as reference and comparison to the historical pictures the students will collect.East Germany in 1953in English, good summary about what the allied forces planned about the separation of Berlin.The Berlin Wall, 1961good information about the tension between the US and the communist block. Kennedy’s visit to BerlinIn The Shadow Of The Wall: The Meaning of Berlin Todayfrom The National Archives Learning Curve Focus on FilmGeschichte in Fotos von der Berliner MauerGreat eye-opening site with pictures and comments telling the developments from 1960 to 1989.Fotos von den Ruinen in 1945best site for before and after pictures and commentsThe following three sites are about a famous German author of children’s books. The book “Emil and the Detectives” takes place in the Berlin of the late 1920s. The pictures on the sites are great.Erich Kästner (author who wrote in the 1930s) für Kinder