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Focus on Economic Data: US International Trade in Goods and Services - October 2002
Go back to the year 2002 and analyze data trends related to international trade of goods and services. Great data and background information are provided. Learners use this to answer five critical analysis questions. Tip: Since data is from 11 years ago, why not conduct a comparative analysis with economic data from then and today?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 8 Downloads
Arkansas and NAFTA
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This instructional activity focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and tariffs.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
International Trade Web Pages
Students describe how a country is currently engaging in international trade in terms of both imports and exports, as well as identifying trade barriers. They conduct research to identify the institutions and culture of a country. Using a minimum of five credible resources, Students create a storyboard outline for an international trade web page featuring the country researched.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 24 Downloads
Globalization I - The Upside
Invite your learners to consider how technological advancements and increased trade and travel have affected the development of our world community, and the drastic shifts in culture and lifestyle that have occurred as a result of globalization.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Why do so many countries export cars? Economists examine this and other foreign economics principles through this introductory worksheet. A brief text explains international trade, then lists the top 11 leaders in global trade, along with main exports for each.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 120 Downloads
International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great lesson on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and complete guided reading questions, and conclude by reviewing an interview on globalization with an op-ed writer from the New York Times.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 74 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization: Trade Agreements
Young scholars explore international trade agreements. In this trade lesson, students investigate trade liberalization, examine trade agreements, and participate in a NAFTA negotiation simulation. Several articles and documents are linked to the lesson as well as the information to facilitate the simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 67 Downloads
Show Me the Euro
Learners explore international trade and foreign exchange markets. In this Economics lesson plan, students explore the nature and history of international trade and examine the nature of imports and exports. Learners convert between U.S. dollars and Euros.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 16 Views 28 Downloads
Students share ideas on international trade. They research Canadian trade agreements and European protectionism. finally students evaluate advantages and disadvantages of different topics associated with international trade.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
How Containerization Shaped the Modern World
"It's the reason we have a thriving global market place, offering us the infinite variety of things, and it's the reason we can move cargoes from remote parts of the world at minimal cost." Learn about how small-town truck driver Malcom McLean would come to invent the shipping container, which launched the containerization movement and continues to serve as the foundation of modern globalization.
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tariffs and Quotas
Crunch some numbers and gain a more comprehensive understanding of the concept of net gain after international trade, as well as how this affects domestic producers and consumers. Instructional content also includes a discussion of tariffs, how consumer and producer surpluses respond, and how we calculate tariff revenue.
7 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
International Trade in a Global Village
Students analyze maps of trade patterns between the United States and other nations. They explain the terms complementarity, transferability, and intervening opportunities and explain factors that may influence the production of goods.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 15 Downloads
Balance of Payments (BOP)
Learners work through ten transactions that will help them understand credits and debts on a global scale. They then discuss each transaction in terms of the global economy. An extension activity and discussion questions are included.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
How Trade Works
Students investigate international trade. In this global economics lesson, students discover how products are created and sold in other countries. Students complete worksheets based on different nations and their popular exports.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 9 Downloads
Unit 7 Chapter 16-17 Test Review: Global Economy
International trade and the world economics are great topics in any economics class. Provide a study guide that will ensure your kids are on track when preparing for the next exam on the global economy. There are 34 questions related to tariffs, foreign exchange, types of economics systems and so much more.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
Culture - Unit on Culture & Globalization
Students examine the spread of American culture throughout the world. They read an article, discuss items made by foreign-owned companies, complete handouts, read and discuss a case study, and conduct a role-play about a U.S.-Canada trade dispute.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 26 Views 54 Downloads
Why Nations Trade
Young scholars examine how international trade affects a nation's economy. They read and analyze two handouts, research a scenario from the handout, determine the chronological order of the scenarios, and answer questions about a case study.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads