Globalization and You
Tenth graders serve as expert advisors for a new government of a hypothetical country trying to develop a policy on the increasing foreign influence. They debate the benefits and problems of each side and write a report.
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100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues...
9th - 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
Unit 6: Globalization—With or Without You?
Students examine how personal responsibility affects globalization. In this global issues lesson, students explore ethnicity, economics, media, and technologies as they relate to globalization. Students then read a speech by Tony Blair...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206
Globalization allows us to share videos and lessons throughout the world. The final video in a 16-part series explores globalization from the earliest migration of humans to today. It focuses on three big ideas: printing, potatoes, and...
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
Climate Change as a Scientific Theory
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Navigating Our Global Future
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable