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(1960 - present)

Global Interdependence

$160 per month

1 session per week


Allison Bruning




12 - 18  years old




Session 1: The Impact of Science and Technology


Students will identify International Space Station, Internet, genetic engineering, cloning, and green revolution. 

Students will describe how global events affect their daily lives.

Students will hypothesize why rival nations might cooperate in space activities but not on earth. 

Students will compare access and usage of the internet throughout different regions on earth.  

Students will summarize the types of technology that have recently changed the workplace.

Students will describe what molecular medicine is.

Students will contrast the positive and negative effects of genetic engineering.


1) Complete Section 1 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 1074.

2) Read pages 1075 - 1081 in course textbook.

3) Read Globalization and complete the Connect to today questions on page 1078.

4) Read Economics and the Environment and complete the Connect to today questions on page 1081.

Session 2: Global Economic Development


Students will review their homework.

Students will identify developed nation, emerging nation, global economy, free trade, ozone layer and sustainable growth. 

Students will describe the elements that helped to accelerate the process of globalization.

Students will contrast the revenues of companies with multinational revenue and different countries GDP.

Students will analyze a map of World Trading Blocs in 2010.

Students will analyze the global effects of globalization.

Students will describe what is meant by sustainable growth. 

Students will analyze primary sources about the relationship between economics and the environment. 


1) Complete Section 2 Assessment and Connect to Today on page 1080.

2) Read pages 1082 - 1086 in course textbook.

Session 3: Global Security Issues


Students will review their homework.

Students will identify proliferation, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, political dissent, gender inequality, AIDS, and refugee.

Students will summarize the life and historical contribution of Mother Teresa.

Students will analyze the responsibilities nations have for protecting human rights in other countries.

Students will analyze the geographical locations of the spread of AIDS in 2002.

Students will describe the push and pull factors that cause people to migrate.  


1) Complete Section 3 Assessment and Multimedia Activity on page 1086.

2) Read pages 1087 - 1092 in course textbook.

Session 4: Terrorism Case Study: September 11, 2001

Students will review their homework.

Students will identify terrorism, cyberterrorism, Department of Homeland Security, and USA Patriot Act. 

Students will describe what value would gaining public attention be to a terrorist group. 

Students will analyze the trends of international terrorist attacks from 1982 - 2002.

Students will summarize some if the reasons for terrorism in various regions of the world. 

Students will explain why were specific targets of the September 11 attacked were selected by the terrorists.


1) Complete Section 4 Assessment and Multimedia Activity on page 1092.

2) Read pages 1093 - 1097 in course textbook.

3) Read Global Impact: Cultural Crossroads and complete the Connect to today questions on pages 1094 - 1095.

Session 5: Cultures Blend in a Global Age


Students will review their homework.

Students will identify popular culture and materialism. 

Students will analyze the importance of international baseball and Rock and Roll. 

Students will summarize the effects television and mass media has had upon popular culture. 

Students will summarize three advances that have allowed a greater sharing of the arts.

Students will describe how people react against greater global interdependence.  

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