Japan: Farmers Face Global Competition
Students examine the history of Japanese farming and current international farming issues. They conduct Internet research, create a chart to illustrate the history of farm products in Japan, and simulate a WTO meeting.
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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Student Handout 6D: Trail of the Tomato: Group D: Labor Contractors
A research project that concludes with a visual and written presentation. This is all about the tomato and how it relates to the lives of migrant workers, labor contractors, and industrial agriculture. This is a group project that is...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Globalization and the Economic Crisis
Students take a closer look at the global economic crisis of 2008. In this global issues lesson, students analyze political cartoons related to the crisis that struck several nations. Students discuss their impressions of the crisis.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History