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Globalization and the Environment

Description: n this lesson students will learn about the impacts of globalization on the environment and how different societies define and try to address environmental problems. They will learn about the ways in which the globalized world attempts to address the environmental challenges. Students will participate in a mock negotiation on the Kyoto Protocol for global greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Standard 12e.6.3

Author: CSIS

Lesson ID: 296

Limiting Trade

Description: Why do nations choose to limit trade? Learn about the different ways to restrict trade and the effects of each of these restrictions, including who benefits and who is hurt by tarrifs. Standards 11.2.5, 12.2.7, 12.2.1 and 12.6.2

Author: Focus on Economics: Geography, National Council on Economic Education

Lesson ID: 668

Mock Organization of American States Conference

Description: As diplomats from Latin American countries you come to the conference of the Organization of American States with a resolution to present to your fellow ambassadors that addresses a current critical issue/interest of your country. Standards 10.10 all, 10.11, 11.9.3, 11.9.7 and Economics 12.6.2

Author: Barbara Trujillo, Sandia Prep School

Lesson ID: 724

Oil Crisis: What Would You Do?

Description: Students will understand the multiple dimensions of the role of oil in the economies and politics of both the United States and the Middle East. They will also learn about the costs and benefits of maintaining U.S. dependence on oil and of developing alternative energy sources. The activity is based around a plausible scenario with students developing and presenting a response to the issue. Standards 11.9.6 and 12.6.3 (economics)

Author: Public Broadcasting Services, Global Connections

Lesson ID: 769

Role of American Embassies

Description: Identify the services provided by U.S. embassies abroad and understand the role ambassadors and embassies play in carrying out U.S. foreign policy and protecting American interests. Standards 12.6.3 economics and 12.7.7 civics

Author: Lara Maupin, Jim Lehrer News Hour

Lesson ID: 915

Theory of Comparative Advantage

Description: This lesson plan explores the theory of comparative advantage, taking students step-by-step through the theory. The Trade Issue Brief at forms the basis for the explanation, and the activity expands on the discussion found in the section ?Theory of Comparative Advantage.? Standards 10.11 and 12e.6.1

Author: CSIS

Lesson ID: 1362

Trading Off: Examining Multiple Perspectives on the Effects of NAFTA on Mexico and the United States

Description: Explore how the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has impacted the people and economies of North America and Mexico.Consider various personas involved in free trade in Mexico and the United States and assess the positive and negative effects that NAFTA may have on these personas. Explore the impact of NAFTA focusing on the corn agribusiness in Mexico, by reading and discussing "In Corn's Cradle, U.S. Imports Bury Family Farms. " Standards 11.9.7 and 12.6.1 economics

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

Lesson ID: 1112

U.S. Trade Deficit

Description: After reading the article on international trade at, students will learn how to define "trade surplus" and "trade deficit." They will then take a look at important U.S. trading partners and the nature of the goods and services exchanged among them. The outcome will be for students to understand concerns of different interest groups, both in the United States and in other countries, as they relate to international trade. Standard 12e.6.2

Author: CSIS

Lesson ID: 1363

US and EU Go Bananas Over Trade

Description: The United States and the European Union (EU) are engaged in a heated discussion (some call it a trade war) over barriers to the trade in bananas. Both nations (the EU isn't technically a nation, but in this case it acts as one) have been threatening to place trade sanctions on the other's goods if an agreement about banana trade cannot be reached. Your task is to become more informed about the 'Banana War,' to develop an understanding of the issues at stake, and to compose an e-mail letter the World Trade Organization outlining what you think should be done about the trade dispute. Standards Economics 12.6.1

Author: Phillip J. VanFossen, Purdue Center for Economic Education Purdue University

Lesson ID: 1172

Why Nations Trade

Description: What is comparative advantage and what are the benefits of trade? Learn the answer to these questions and more through this simulation. Standard 12.6.1

Author: Focus on Economics, National Council on Economic Education

Lesson ID: 1266

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