International trade Teacher Resources

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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?
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.
Students make an inquiry of concepts through the answering of a series of questions that cover governmental controls. The concepts of international trade are covered The exchange rates of trade are used and the elemeents appreciation and depreciation of currency are covered.
In this economics activity, students respond to 14 short answer questions about international trade, tariffs, and exchange rates. 
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.
Students read a lesson on international trade and then debate whether the U.S. government could improve job opportunities by passing legislation restricitng car imports or by subsidizing domestic car production.
Students examine the concept of free trade. They watch a video clip about this topic and write an essay comparing the opinions of the guests on the show. They research a country and role-play their decisions in international trade.
Economics or government classes complete ten multiple choice and matching questions about international trade, imports, and exports. A simple, one-page learning exercise.
High schoolers 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.
Students explore the failures of the UN embargo on conflict diamonds from Sierra Leone. They participate in a trading game to explore the international trading system and the ways in which it rewards and punishes countries.
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson plan focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and tariffs. Hand outs, procedure, background information, and a number of web links are all included. A Perfect lesson plan for remedial or struggling students.
Learners explore international trade and foreign exchange markets.  In this Economics lesson, 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.
Students recognize how international trade affects them as consumers and become familiar with basic agricultural crops grown in Kentucky. They identify items used in their daily lives and .heir place of origin and examine export/import graphics from the U.S. Farm Bureau,
Students participate in various hand-on activities as they study six international institutions that play important economic roles in the areas of international trade and finance.
Students 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.
Students explore the concept of international trade. In this economics lesson, students read the 2 provided handouts about international trade and then discuss their content. 
Students explore the historic transfer of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama, investigating how this shift might affect various aspects of Panama's economy, relations with other countries, and international trade.
Young scholars examine international trade and the U.S. economy. They complete a survey of ten items made abroad from their own closet, complete a handout, and develop a composite map of countries that manufactured clothing of students in the class.
Students synthesize the basic workings of the international market for foreign exchange, especially how exchange rates are determined, how the value of a nation's currency is connected to its international trade, and how governmental policies can impact t
Twelfth graders examine the difference between imports and exports and the types of decisions made by governments when it comes to trading. They identify the key players and characteristics of international trade. They also discuss comparative and absolute adv