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114 resources with the concept the global economy

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Can 100% Renewable Energy Power the World?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If renewable energy sources are the best option, why aren't they used on a global scale? Junior environmentalists explore the benefits and problems associated with energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass with a short video and...
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A Piece of The Energy Pie: Lesson 10

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Cost-benefit, green initiatives, global economics, and renewable energy are the topics of this thought-provoking lesson plan. Learners watch the video, NASCAR Goes Green, engage in a circular written discussion, then talk about the green...
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Globalization: Threat or Opportunity for the U.S. Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the pros and cons of globalization. They highlight the economic concepts of comparative advantage, specialization, and opportunity cost. They read and discuss the "FRBSF Economic Letter: Globalization: Threat or...
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India: Outsourcing of Jobs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the significance and effects of outsourcing jobs to India and Malaysia. They conduct Internet research, create a map and a timeline, write an editorial of their view on the use of outsourcing, and participate in a class...
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Globalization Since 1945

For Teachers 11th Standards
New ReviewUsing sources from various publications and a series of videos, pupils consider the global economy and the positive and negative effects of globalization. With a jigsaw discussion and a writing assignment, scholars weigh in on whether...
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China - Where Will They Fit in the World Economy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach scholars why China is so crucial to global economics through an informative resource. Activities include using databases to search for information, watching a video or listening to a podcast, and reading about China's economy as a...
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All-Female Enterprise

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Watch as a group of Palestinian widows who found themselves in a desperate situation with little education and few resources turn their lives around by creating an all female cooperative business enterprise.
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Global America

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's not really a small world after all! The 21st lesson of a 22-part series on American history researches the impact of globalization on the United States. Using photographic and written references materials, as well as video sources,...
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How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Buy! Sell! Just how does the stock exchange work? Scholars analyze a short video clip on the ins and outs of the stock market on a global scale. They investigate the process of buying and selling stocks and the impact it has on investors...
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Once Upon a Dime: High School Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who knew that fairy tales and economics go hand-in-hand? Pupils complete a host of handouts, using everything from graphic organizers to short answer questions to reinforce concepts. They also complete a project that builds on everything...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module Two – Housing is A Human Right

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take learners on a journey throughout the world to discover how other people live. Scholars experience a taste of what life feels like for those in poverty and without housing. Activities include discussions, building a cardboard house,...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module One – Poverty and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Creating an environment where learners feel both educated and empowered challenges any teacher when discussing a sometimes bleak topic. A respectful resource provides them with the details and permits them to make a plan of action....
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Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's a question economists, anthropologists, and sociologists have asked themselves since the first regional lines were drawn in the sand. Are there common factors that destine one country to thrive and another to struggle? An...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity Module Three – Sexual and Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners the support they need to take action in their communities when it comes to sexual and reproductive rights. A resource teaches the class about global issues surrounding gender inequality, including both readings and...
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An Introduction to Milton Friedman's The Role of Monetary Policy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What effect does increasing the money supply have on the economy? A video summary of The Role of Monetary Policy by Milton Friedman, part of a larger playlist on the world's greatest ideas, discusses the problems that might arise from...
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America's Transition to a Global Economy (1960s-1990s)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how do we live in a global society? Scholars investigate an AP review video to see the transition in the latter half of the 20th century to a global economy. The final video of nine installments helps them examine and analyze the...
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A Plan For Positive Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can one person really make a difference? As the culminating lesson in a twelve-part series, learners discuss how they can partake in an intercultural dialogue that can have a lasting impact on the global community, and how single...
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Tariffs and Quotas

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue the story of India with this six-part series on her spices, trade routes, and silken roads. Early global trade and an emergent global economy during the 1st century AD, Roman influences on India, monsoons, boat building, and...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 4/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The effects of the Silk Route and Indian trade continues with part three of this six-part series. Learn about new archaeological discoveries that clearly show various occupations of outsiders in India. Greeks, Romans, and Kushans all...
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How Containerization Shaped the Modern World

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"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...
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Global Community: T-Shirt Activity

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Examine fair trade and the impacts it has on the global community. Kids consider how t-shirts are made, where they come from, and how fair trade works. They design t-shirts that describe the affects of fair trade on various populations...
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World Events Work Against Grain Buyers

For Students 11th - 12th
Eight short-answer questions and three graphs for student response are included in the worksheet. They'll read two dialogue-driven articles to assess if those speaking understand economics or not. They'll draw graphs to show what is...