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212 resources with the concept the global community

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An Economic Snapshot

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Analyze the issues that affect the state of the economy. Have your class explore media reports about recent economic recessions, the housing bubble, and loan defaults in order to chart information about recessions and participate in an...
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What Makes The Good Life

For Students 6th - 8th
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer...
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The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and...
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Setting Up Camp

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Draw on what learners know about conflict resolution and the situation in the Middle East to build understanding of the Camp David summit meeting beginning on July 11, 2000. They develop an understanding of the functions of summit...
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Take Action Haiti

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using an online internet simulation, learners will role-play various members of a family living in rural Haiti. The objective is to increase global awareness by requiring them to consider poverty as an obstacle to education in Haiti....
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Globalization Since 1945

For Teachers 11th Standards
New ReviewUsing sources from various publications and a series of videos, pupils consider the global economy and the positive and negative effects of globalization. With a jigsaw discussion and a writing assignment, scholars weigh in on whether...
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Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
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Episode 1.6: Test and Retest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When it rains, it pours! Episode six in a seven-part Global Problem Solvers series explores the challenges brought upon the team as Malawi enters its rainy season. Two problem solvers visit a local institute to get assistance in...
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Episode 1.7: Birth of a Social Enterprise

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
All's well that ends well! The final episode in a seven-part series shows the outcome of the Global Problem Solver's quest to fix Malawi's aging water wells. The team sees the impact of their efforts firsthand and receives recognition...
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Episode 1.3: The Solution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can the people of Malawi get the fresh drinking water they need? The third episode in a seven-part series shows the Global Problem Solvers as they put their heads together and use technology to upgrade the country's system of wells....
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Episode 1.2: The Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Where have all the schoolgirls in Malawi gone? Teen leaders solve a mystery and investigate a problem in episode two in the seven-part first series of Global Problem Solvers. After finding the missing girls at a far-away well, the group...
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Global America

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's not really a small world after all! The 21st lesson of a 22-part series on American history researches the impact of globalization on the United States. Using photographic and written references materials, as well as video sources,...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module Two – Housing is A Human Right

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take learners on a journey throughout the world to discover how other people live. Scholars experience a taste of what life feels like for those in poverty and without housing. Activities include discussions, building a cardboard house,...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity: Module One – Poverty and Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Creating an environment where learners feel both educated and empowered challenges any teacher when discussing a sometimes bleak topic. A respectful resource provides them with the details and permits them to make a plan of action....
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Newspapers in Your Life: What’s News Where?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Big news isn't necessarily newsworthy everywhere! How do journalists decide what to cover with so much happening around them? A instructional activity on media literacy examines the factors that affect the media's choice of stories to...
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Organizations Working for Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From helping refugees to negotiating peace treaties, the peacekeepers of the world keep busy! Introduce young activists to the many individuals and organizations throughout the world that work daily toward peace. 14th in a series of 15...
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Respect My Rights, Respect My Dignity Module Three – Sexual and Reproductive Rights Are Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give learners the support they need to take action in their communities when it comes to sexual and reproductive rights. A resource teaches the class about global issues surrounding gender inequality, including both readings and...
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Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the most important deposits humankind can make isn't money. Explore the depths of the Svalbard Seed Vault using a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator and his guide examine the sealed cartons of seeds from nations...
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Your Place in the Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners identify their beliefs and values and compare how these values relate to those of their community. They then determine how their values affect the roles they play in different situations. A quiz about values and beliefs...
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Create a Volunteer Spirit

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Motivate young citizens to make a positive difference through volunteering. Scholars examine the local and school community to discover ways the class, as a whole, can volunteer their time to help one or the other, then reflect on their...
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Why Volunteer?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Inspire scholars to volunteer their time to make a positive change in their community. With help from research, a public speaker, and reflection, learners define and asses what it takes to be a volunteer in a business, non-profit,...
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Communities on the Threshold of Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of the short documentary Santa Cruz Del Islote consider how changes in climate and overfishing impact the life style of the 1,200 residents of a small island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia.
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Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a...
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Community

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
What is a community? Find out with a lesson that sheds light onto the different types of communities—school, local, and global. Scholars read informational text detailing the life of a young girl from Cape Verde and take part in a...