The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
Oil and Water (#118)
Egypt: Gift of the Nile - This program investigates Egypt's limited natural resources, focusing on that nation's dependence on the Nile River. Oman: Looking Beyond Oil - Having benefited greatly from its relatively modest oil reserves, Oman looks to diversify its economy for future growth. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century teaches the geographic skills and concepts necessary to understand the world. Geography educators and content experts from around the globe shed light on the physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries.
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