Economic Sectors and International Development
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Students compare/contrast how resources are allocated to agriculture, industrial, and service sectors in various countries. They identify patterns in emphasis on sectors, the geographic distribution of countries, and national poverty rates.
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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...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
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...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics
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3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization and Trade and Poverty
Can we eradicate extreme poverty with globalization? How far can the planet support a growing global industry? High schoolers watch an engaging video about some of the most important questions in the economic world today—and view some of...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Through the Looking Glass: Recognizing Developing and Industrialized Countries
Pupils examine the regions of the world, and identify the basic characteristics of industrialized and developing countries. They conduct Internet research on the economic and population characteristics of industrialized and developing...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Population Pyramids: Powerful Predictors of the Future
Here is a very interesting visual for analyzing a country's shift from a pre-industrial society to one with an industrial or post-industrial economy. The video explains how a population pyramid is used to track a country's position in...
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