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98 resources with the keyterm global issues

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An Economic Snapshot

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Analyze the issues that affect the state of the economy. Have your class explore media reports about recent economic recessions, the housing bubble, and loan defaults in order to chart information about recessions and participate in an...
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Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a close look at news reporting techniques and global issues. Begin by creating a graphic representation of developing nations and defining the term. After class discussion, the second day's activities pick up by deconstructing news...
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The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and...
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Eliminating Poverty

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The "Teach a Man To Fish" non-profit organization provides a formal education to people living in rural communities throughout the world. This video follows a man that teaches in agricultural Latin America, the focus is to provide...
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Carry Someone's Problems

For Teachers 4th - 12th
An inspirational girl from Africa tells viewers about her dream to help those less fortunate. Her passion to help others has led her to finish college, open a business, give half of her profits to help orphans, beggars, and disabled...
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Unit 7: North Versus South Different Villages

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine international efforts being made to improve quality of life in developing world, and explore through research how United Nations Millennium Development Goals are attempting to eradicate some of world's global issues.
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Investment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the effects of foreign investment on the world economy. Learners read the noted articles about foreign direct investment and foreign portfolio investment. Then participate in classroom simulation that requires them to determine...
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Considering U.S. Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore policies regarding environmental issues. In this global issues lesson, students research the linked Internet sources to investigate governmental policies to decrease environmental issues.
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Water Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the water wars taking place in Ethiopia. In this global issues lesson, students research the water shortages in East Africa. High schoolers participate in a discussion that requires them to put themselves in...
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Terrorism: How Should We Respond?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the effects of terrorism. In this global issues lesson, students research 4 policies that the United States could institute to combat terrorism. Young scholars participate in a simulation to determine the policy...
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Nuclear Weapons: What Should Our Policy Be?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate nuclear weapons policies. In this global issues lesson, students research policies that the United States could institute to control nuclear weapon production. Students participate in a simulation to determine the...
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Unit on International Monetary Fund and World Bank

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues lesson, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members of the World Bank....
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Unit on Culture and Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of cultural globalization. In this global issues lesson, students read and discuss the linked Web articles about world cultural issues and the dominance of the American market. 
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US Immigration Policy: What Should We Do?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners evaluate immigration policies. In this global issues lesson, students analyze the long-term goals of divergent immigration policies as they role play the deliberation process. 
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Dripping Away

For Students 7th - 10th
In this global issues worksheet, learners read a 3-page article and examine the provided charts about the world's freshwater supply. Students then respond to 6 short answer questions.
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Creating 21st Century Superheroes

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are...
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This is for Me

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A young man tells how he joined his friends and traveled to New Orleans to help provide aid those suffering from the after-effects of Hurricane Katrina. They tell what it took to get there, what they did there, and what they learned...
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Hope In Aceh

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Due to the tsunami in Aceh, 25,000 children were left as orphans. A native Aceh woman returned to her hometown to open an orphanage to help homeless children. She founded the Give Light Foundation, which is hoping to open a second...
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Four Generations Ð Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Robert Thomson is an American violinist who brings a poor Chinese family a water buffalo. Students will learn how important a water buffalo can be and why. Ask them to think what one thing would make the biggest difference to an...
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Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover how to find authoritative resources. In this research skills activity, students examine strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues.
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Exploring the Global Security Matrix

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Using online and newspaper resources, small groups explore the issue of global security. They answer 13 different questions on three pages that have them consider multiple risks posed by a global security system. 
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Ainembabazi Children’s Project (Local NGO)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the impact of the Ainembabazi Children’s Project. In this global issues lesson, 9th graders visit the Ainembabazi Children’s Project Web site in order to complete the provided worksheet that enables them to learn...
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HIV/AIDS—Lesson 1 The Real Picture

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the AIDS epidemic. In this HIV/AIDS lesson, 9th graders read "HIV/AIDS Facts and Myths," and watch "And the Band Played On." Students then participate in a classroom experiment that requires them to note the...
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Unit 7 North versus South–Different Villages

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners compare Canada to the other nations in the world. In this global issues lesson, students play the "Born into It," game and create charts that feature their findings about other nations. Learners present their findings to their...