Discover Easter Island

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Discover Easter Island

<p>Rapa Nui is the most isolated place on planet earth, a unique culture in the vastness of the Pacific. This beautiful island bears the scars of colonisers but the locals continue to maintain their

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Rapa Nui is the most isolated place on planet earth, a unique culture in the vastness of the Pacific. This beautiful island bears the scars of colonisers but the locals continue to maintain their Polynesian culture.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction
  • The Land: Geological formation, Plants and animals
  • The locals, Moai (monumental statues), Birdman culture
  • Visitors, Slavers, Explorers, Chilean government, Tourism , Sustainability


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, student should be able to:

  1. Outline the patterns of events in Easter Island history.
  2. Describe the practices of the culture that created the Moai and the Birdman.
  3. Describe the mystery of the rongorongo script.
  4. Evaluate how our views of Rapa Nui have been shaped by invaders, visitors, locals.
  5. Evaluate the interactions of people and the environment, economic, cultural, and environmental sustainability of past and contemporary Rapa Nui.
  6. Appreciate the beauty of the built and natural environment.
  7. Enjoy the drama of the historical changes.
  8. Value the contributions the Island has made to world history.
  9. Want to visit.