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Related Issue Three

To what extent does globalization contribute to sustainable prosperity for all people?

Focus Questions
1. To what extent does globalization contribute to sustainable prosperity for all
people?
2. To what extent did world events shape contemporary economic globalization?
3. To what extent do contemporary factors contribute to expanding globalization?
4. To what extent does globalization affect sustainability?
5. To what extent can globalization bring sustainable prosperity to all people?

Alberta Program of Studies Learning Outcomes


General Outcome
Students will assess economic, environmental and other contemporary impacts of
globalization.
Specific Outcomes: Values and Attitudes
Students will:
3.1 - recognize and appreciate multiple perspectives that exist with respect to the
relationships among politics, economics, the environment and globalization
Global Connections | Economics and Resources | Power, Authority and Decision Making

3.2 - recognize and appreciate impacts of globalization on the interdependent relationships


among people, the economy and the environment
Global Connections | Economics and Resources | Power, Authority and Decision Making

Specific Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding


Students will:
3.3 - explore understandings of contemporary economic globalization
Global Connections | Economics and Resources
3.4 - examine the foundations of contemporary globalization (F. A. Hayek, Bretton Woods
Conference, Milton Friedman)
Time, Continuity and Change | Power, Authority and Decision Making | Economics and Resources

3.5 - analyze factors contributing to the expansion of globalization since the Second World
War (international agreements, international organizations, transnational corporations, media
and transportation technologies)
Time, Continuity and Change | Global Connections | Economics and Resources | Power, Authority and Decision
Making

3.6 - analyze political and economic challenges and opportunities of globalization (trade
liberalization, foreign investment, economic growth, privatization, outsourcing, knowledge
economy)
Economics and Resources | Power, Authority and Decision Making | Global Connections

3.7 - explore multiple perspectives regarding the relationship among people, the land and
globalization (spirituality, stewardship, sustainability, resource development)
The Land: Places and People | Culture and Community | Economics and Resources | Global Connections

3.8 - evaluate actions and policies associated with globalization that impact the environment
(land and resource use, resource development agreements, environmental legislation)

The Land: Places and People | Economics and Resources | Global Connections

3.9 - analyze multiple perspectives on sustainability and prosperity in a globalizing world


Economics and Resources | The Land: Places and People | Global Connections

Rationale
The purpose of this unit is for students to have the opportunity to explore, analyze and
evaluate the ways and the extent to which globalization contributes to sustainable prosperity
for all people. Students will have an opportunity to explore the meaning of prosperity and how
can it, as well as sustainability be measured.

Lesson
1

Focus

Activities

Assessment

Materials

Learning
Outcomes

Chapter 9- To what Introduction


extent did world
to Related
events shape
Issue Three!
contemporary
economic
globalization?
What does
economic
globalization
mean?
How did 20th C
world events
shape
contemporary
economic
globalization?

PQ Do you
believe that
global trade
reduces the
likelihood of
violence?
Explain the
reasons for
your ideas.

Text book
Pages 215234

3.1
3.2
3.3

What factors laid


the foundations of
contemporary
global economics?

Public
Service
Announceme
nts

Public
Service
Announceme
nts
Presentations

Handout:
What factors
laid the
foundations
for
contemporary
global
economics?

Handout:
Economic
Globalization
Timeline
https://docs.g
oogle.com/pr
esentation/d/
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nI1RCPMQ1J
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Textbook
Pages 215234
Handout

3.1
3.2
3.4

5 (47
min)
6

Case Study:
The Republic
of China

PQ IMF
Success or
Failures?

Chapter 10- To
what extent do
contemporary
factors contribute
to expanding
globalization?
What factors
contribute to
expanding
globalization?
How do
international
agreements and
organizations
contribute to
expanding
globalization?

Jig Saw &


Mind Map

Chapter ten
booklet
questions

How do
transnational
corporations
contribute to
expanding
globalization?
How do
communication
technologies
contribute to
expanding
globalization?

Exploration of Chapter ten transnational big questions


corporations
Portfolio
The
questions
Corporation documentary

Case Study:
Maquiladoras
of Mexico

Textbook
Pages 237256

3.1
3.2
3.5

https://docs.g
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esentation/d/
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Textbook
Pages 237256

3.1
3.2
3.5
3.6

Textbook
Pages 259276

3.1
3.2
3.7

Stats on
communicatio
n
technologies

Flex/work
Chapter 11 - To
what extent does
globalization affect
sustainability?
What does
sustainability
mean?
How are
globalization and
sustainability
related?

Examine
sustainability
and the
environment
What is an
ecological
footprint?
What is your
ecological
footprint?

Worksheet/R
esearch What is your
ecological
footprint?

Slides:
https://docs.g
oogle.com/pr
esentation/d/
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59ldijeL0rrQi
O_sNL4dg6X

KC9ju5PM/edit
?usp=sharing

Examining
Shipbuilding
and breaking

Chapter 11 Big
Questions
Handout
Footprint
calculator:
http://www.ro
yalsaskmuse
um.ca/exhibit
s/lifesciencesgallery/thehuman-factor
7

Have efforts to
promote
sustainability been
successful?

What is
sustainability
?
What does
sustainability
mean?

What does
sustainability
mean?
Researching
and
comparing
Canada,
Bangladesh
and a third
country for
their
ecological
footprint.
Presentation

Textbook
Pages 259276
From the
Heart of the
World: The
Elder
Brothers
Warning
(1:26:53)https://www.y
outube.com/
watch?
v=fvckocaVP
NA (can
show
introduction)
CTV News:
Couple living
in 175 sq foot
House:
http://www.ctv
news.ca/vide
o?
clipId=75805
9&playlistId=
1.2675480&bi
nId=1.810401

3.1
3.2
3.7

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Num=1&binP
ageNum=1
8

Work/Flex

What does
sustainability
mean?
Portfolio

Chapter 12 - To
what extent can
globalization bring
sustainable
prosperity to all
people?
What is
sustainable
prosperity?

Exploring
what
sustainable
prosperity is.
Measuring
Prosperity
Handout

Measuring
prosperity
handout

Textbook
Pages 279298

Can
sustainability
bring
prosperity for
all people?

Slides:
https://docs.g
oogle.com/pr
esentation/d/
1L8VFl7HxC
1zqloaOSbM
2Akp2hYewg
NyO6GQorS
PHv3o/edit?
usp=sharing

Case Study:
Impacts of
manufactures
closing in
Quebec

3.1
3.2
3.8
3.7
3.6

Measures of
Prosperity
Handout
10

What political and


economic
challenges and
opportunities are
associated with
globalization?
What choices are
associated with
sustainable
prosperity?

Exploring the
Challenge
and
opportunities

Challenges
and
opportunities
handout

Textbook
Pages 279298
Challenges
and
opportunities
handout

Letter to the
Editor

3.1
3.2
3.8
3.7
3.6

11

Wrap up and
Review
Work on Final
Portfolio
Assignment

Study Guide
Letter to the
Editor

12

Related Issue 3
Test

Test

Related Issue Test


2 test

3.1-3.9

13

Work

Final Project:
Letter to the
Editor

How should
we respond
to

3.1
3.2
3.6

globalization
to help create
sustainable
prosperity?
14 (47
min)

Flex/Work

3.7
3.8
3.9