Ninth graders discuss the concept of imports and exports in trade. They participate in a simulation that explores the interchange and relationships between natural resources, scarcity, politics and tariffs.
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Trade and Travel Along the Silk Road
Students examine the religions that developed along the Silk Road. In this compare and contrast lesson, students visit various stations within the classroom to learn about the Silk Road and the two religions that developed. Using a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Uluburun Shipwreck Project: Interconnections through Trade in the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean World
Ninth graders examine causes and effects of the Uluburun shipwreck. In groups, they develop their own ways to categorize the artifacts found on the ship and decide on the research questions they are going to focus on. They use the...
9th Social Studies & History
Globalization I - The Upside
Invite your learners to consider how technological advancements and increased trade and travel have affected the development of our world community, and the drastic shifts in culture and lifestyle that have occurred as a result of...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Clothes from Grain: A Miracle or a Problem?
Students read fables about entrepreneurs who buy grain and turn it into clothing, or resell the grain and use the proceeds to import clothing. They use the fables to determine why people trade, and to analyze costs and benefits of trade...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History