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What's Next for China and the U.S.?

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Description: You have been contacted by the president of the US and he would like you to give him some advice regarding a country he knows very little about. The president is aware that China is going through a great deal of change - both economic (toward capitalism) and political (the addition of Hong Kong and a change of leadership). He also knows there are factions within China that are incredibly resistant to change. An example of this resistance occurred during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 70s. The President would like you to study this key event and any others you feel are relevant and to prepare a report detailing your view of the effect these changes will have on China and a prediction of how the government will react. Will they reverse their current policies or continue to relax controls? Standards 10.9.4, 10.10, and 11.9.4

Author: W.J. Davis, Walnut High

Lesson ID: 1235

World History Fair and Exposition

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Description: The year 2000 holds enormous significance for humankind. All over the world nations and communities are planning significant millennium activities. The United States will be spotlighting a series of White House millennium projects which celebrate freedom and democracy. We will be sharing our celebration with the world's nations and citizens at the World's Fair, Expo 2000, which will be held in Hanover Germany. The President invites your country to link with us and over 143 nations by participating in Expo 2000. Focusing on the theme of "honoring the past and imagining the future" the United States invites you to develop a virtual electronic pavilion or poster presentation which will outline your countries' recent past, discuss your democratic initiatives, and analyze the challenges ahead of you. Standard 10.10 all

Author: Cheryl Davis, Miramonte H.S.

Lesson ID: 1289

Addressing World Hunger

Description: This Nationaal Geographic lesson introduces programs that exist to address the complex problem of world hunger. After reading articles about specific initiatives and projects, discuss these projects and whether they are effective. Conclude by writing statements to share with friends or relatives who think the world hunger problem may be irresolvable. Standard 10.10.2

Author: National Geographic

Lesson ID: 373

Aids in Africa I: The Scope of the Problem

Description: In this lesson, students will search for data related to the enormity of the problem of AIDS in Africa. Students will gauge the impact of that disease on the population of sub-Saharan Africa in numbers and percentages and compare those to its impact on the population of the United States. Because the lesson involves students' search skills and ability to identify trends from raw data, little information regarding these numbers and rates are provided in this lesson. The companion lesson, AIDS in Africa II: More Than Sympathy, addresses the causes of the crisis in Africa and what is being done?and needs to be done?to address it. Standards 10.10.1 and 10.10.2

Author: Julia Bustamante, National Geographic Xpeditions

Lesson ID: 1471

Aids in Africa II: More than Sympathy

Description: This lesson focuses on why the disastrous numbers surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Africa exist. Using articles from the New York Times and the Washington Post, it asks students to explore what is being done, and what can be done, to ease the situation. Standards 10.10.1 and 10.10.2

Author: Julia Bustamante, National Geographic Xpeditions

Lesson ID: 1472

An Exploration of Human Rights Issues in China

Description: By examining and interpreting several cases of human rights abuse in China, students will consider how, if at all, people should take action to protest against human rights violation. The lesson engages students in a simulation by assigning them the roles of witnesses, lawyers on both sides of the conflict, and a human rights panel. Standard 10.10.3

Author: Sandra Abrams, American Forum for Global Education

Lesson ID: 1484

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Description: The land in the Middle East referred to as Palestine has been ruled by a series of foreign occupiers for hundreds of years. Since British occupation and the eventual declaration of the creation of the independent state of Israel, May 14, 1948, the region has been plagued by a series of wars and continual tensions between the Arabs and the Jews. You will discover the roots of the conflict between the Arabs and Israelis and examine the events occurring today and ultimately design a peace plan of your own. Standard 10.9.6 and 10.10 all

Author: Barbara Galinsky

Lesson ID: 92

Attack on the United States (September 11, 2001)

Description: In the tradition of the Choices Education Project's other outstanding material on foreign policy, here is a valuable tool for teaching about the terrorist attack on the U.S. September 11, 2001. Divergent policy alternatives are provided, each driven by different underlying values, each with pros and cons, risks and trade-offs. The Options are not intended as a menu of choices. Rather they are framed in stark terms to highlight very different policy approaches and the values that underlie them. Each Option includes a set of arguments against it designed to help students think carefully about the trade-offs of each. Standards 10.10 general, 11.9.4, 11.9.6, and Government 12.7.8

Author: Choices Educaton Project, Watson Institute for International Studies

Lesson ID: 108

Blazing Laptops: Using Technology to Help Fight Fires

Description: Explore how digital maps and global satellite positioning are helping firefighters in the San Bernardino Valley. Research what factors promote fire danger and various fire-fighting techniques. Standards 11.11.7, 11.8.7

Author: Alison Zimbalist and Lorin Driggs, New York Times Learning Network

Lesson ID: 151

Blocking Trade, or Blocking Aid? Exploring U.S. Intervention in Iraq

Description: Examine various foreign conflicts in which the United States intervened, focusing on the causes of the conflicts, the United States intervened; justification for entering the conflicts, and the outcomes of these interventions. Students work in small groups to research and present one such foreign conflict and, in round-table discussion format, compare and contrast these conflicts to each other and to the United States' current military actions against and support for economic sanctions against Iraq. Standards 11.9.3-4,6, Government 12.9.1, Economics 12.6 general

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Lorin Driggs, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 152

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