Students will research a resource used in the creation of a capital good that has led to conflict in another country. Examples could include the mining of minerals, oil, and monocrop agriculture. They will collaborate to create an engaging news broadcast that presents their findings and answers the driving question.
Student teams will work together both inside and outside the classroom to complete a “GooseChase” scavenger hunt. Students will demonstrate mastery of the basic principles of international trade.
In this lesson, students will become familiar with the fundamental concepts of international trade and foreign exchange of currency. Students will participate in a simulation of international trade followed by reading a comic book and viewing a short video about globalization and trade.