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  1. 1. The New Earth
  2. 2. <ul><li>Pack your bags and prepare for a tour around the world! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before you begin…. <ul><li>First you’ll need to pick 4 ancient cities that you will visit on your journey. You’ll have to plan your travel route and choose how you will travel. Will you fly? Will you take a cruise? Or will you take your private yacht? It’s up to you! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Be Creative <ul><li>Be creative! Just remember to gather as much information as you can because when you come home, you will need to help develop a new economy for our 21 st century world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Your Mission: <ul><li>We need your expertise to help set up a new, innovative, and successful economic system that will replace our own. During your travels, gather information that will help you set up this new economy for the 21 st century. </li></ul><ul><li>Good luck and safe travels! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Driving Question <ul><li>As you travel to the 4 ancient civilizations, study their economic systems and gather information to produce a model for a new economy for the world of the 21st century. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask yourself: Why is a well developed economic system a crucial part of a successful civilization?  What characteristics do we find common among successful economies?     </li></ul>CLICK HERE
  7. 7. While you are creating your model, think about these factors…
  8. 8. What is Economics?
  9. 10. Characteristics of Ancient Egyptian Economy (Contextualization) <ul><li>Sources of wealth were and fishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Labor was divided based on gender. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the wheat harvested and belonging to private owners was stored in state warehouses. So was much of the grain collected as taxes. Written withdrawal orders by owners of lots of grain were used as a kind of currency. </li></ul><ul><li>Main energy source was muscle power. </li></ul><ul><li>Resources available: Copper, gold, grain </li></ul><ul><li>Money-barter system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard sacks of grain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deben-About 91 grams of copper or silver </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Characteristics of Ancient China’s Economy (Contextualization) <ul><li>Farming has been a large part of the economy for the last ten thousand years. Wheat was farmed in northern China and rice in southern China. </li></ul><ul><li>Mining was an important industry in China (e.g. salt). Most of the men who worked in the mines were probably slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>There was also a lot of trade in China. Traders went between China and India, and some went along the northern Silk Road. </li></ul><ul><li>The Chinese exported silk to the West, and imported gold. </li></ul><ul><li>People first used cowrie shells for money in China as early as 1800 BC. </li></ul><ul><li>By about 1100 AD people had begun to use paper money in China. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Characteristics of Ancient Greece and Roman Economy (Contextualization) <ul><li>Both economies were based on agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Greeks normally lived on small self-sufficient wheat producing farms. </li></ul><ul><li>Both Greece and Romans worked in mines. </li></ul><ul><li>Romans were more interested in trade while the Greeks felt it was degrading. </li></ul><ul><li>They were also both based on coin currency. </li></ul><ul><li>Their production of materials were mostly from slave labor. </li></ul>
  12. 16. Characteristics of the Middle Ages Economy (Contextualization) <ul><li>Feudal economic and political system </li></ul><ul><li>People mainly ate and wore things they produced themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Relied heavily on agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>wealth was derived from the land </li></ul><ul><li>commodities were wool, glass, leather, metal </li></ul><ul><li>Value of coin money depended on: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>weight of coin and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>type of metal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>increased trading led to the standardization of the coin </li></ul>
  13. 17. Follow the Yellow Brick Road to your Goal:
  14. 18. Take a stand on the issue and provide supporting research <ul><li>Economy needs to provide stability, happiness for the majority, and security </li></ul><ul><li>*NEED TO INSERT SAMPLE 21 st CENTURY MODEL* </li></ul>
  15. 19. Make a recommendation for addressing/resolving the issues raised by the driving question
  16. 20. GUIDE TO PROCESS <ul><li>Assignment into groups </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Research (See suggested bibliography) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Mind Mapping </li></ul><ul><li>Culminating group project (output) </li></ul>
  17. 21. Guide to Resources <ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Lists of suggested organizational tools: Diigo, Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Group wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Mindomo </li></ul>
  18. 22. Tools: Application Tutorials <ul><ul><li>PODCAST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GLOGSTER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// =1&menu=1&show=web20&page=tut4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMOVIE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPHOTO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GARAGEBAND </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  19. 23. <ul><ul><li>GOOGLE DOCS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>POWERPOINT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WIKISPACE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DIIGO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// -tutorial-presentation </li></ul></ul>Tools: Application Tutorials
  20. 24. Bibliography/Resource Pages <ul><li>Ancient Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Carr, Karen &quot;Ancient Egypt Economy.&quot; Retrieved April 2, 2009. from Kidpede http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Thompson, James. “The Egyptian Economy and The Cashless Society and Women’s Place in it.” July 2003. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ancient Egypt.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>“ Ancient Egypt.” 2009, Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopdedia. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient China </li></ul><ul><li>KingsParkES. &quot;Technology/ancient/china.htm.&quot; *Information about geography, government, economics, and contributions of Ancient China** </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;About Ancient Economy.&quot; retrieved April 2, 2009. Ministries of Culture </li></ul>
  21. 25. Bibliography/Resource Pages <ul><li>Middle Ages </li></ul><ul><li>Beckman, Nathan Cheran, Elango. 1998, Feudalism and Manorialism. *** </li></ul><ul><li>Carr, Karen. &quot;Medieval Economy.&quot; Retrieved April 2, 2009. Kidpede, http:// www.historyfork /learn/medieval/economy </li></ul><ul><li>“ The End of Europe's Middle Ages.” 1997, Applied History Research Group. </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Rome/Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Heaton, Chris. 2008, Ancient Roman Economy, retrieved March 25, 2009. UNRV History. *** </li></ul><ul><li>Carr, Karen. &quot;Ancient Rome Economy.&quot; Retrieved April 2, 2009. Kidpede http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Carr, Karen. &quot;Ancient Greece Economy.&quot; Retrieved April 2,2009. Kidpede http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ancient Greece.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Roman Empire.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Harris, William. “Trade and Barter in Ancient Greece.” Retrieved April 6, 2009. </li></ul>
  22. 26. Bibliography/Resource Pages <ul><li>General Economic Websites &quot;The Road to Riches&quot; . 23 Dec. 1999. 27 Mar. 2009 < http:// > Article about the effects of the industrial revolution on the world economy worldeconomy , http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Money in the Ancient World.&quot; 2000 retrieved March 25, 2009, Thinkquest, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Currency.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Money.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Dollar.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Banking.&quot; 2008, Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia. http:// </li></ul>
  23. 27. What factors makes up a successful economic system?