How Containerization Shaped the Modern World

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"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.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Great instructional video to convey a major aspect of globalization
  • Additional resources include fantastic follow-up questions
  • Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open answer questions to check for understanding and add additional resources (requires free online registration)
Cons

  • None
Common Core