What is globalization

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  • BRICS: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa
  • What is globalization

    1. 1. Discuss with a partner at your table.Global Marketplace“It’s a Small World”The world is getting smallerGlobalVillageCultural Diffusion
    2. 2. LearningGoal 1: Define globalization, compare global trade patterns overtime and analyze the benefits and challenges of globalization.
    3. 3.  Question of the Day: How is this music video an example ofglobalization? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0
    4. 4.  Related GeographicTerms: Interdependence Global village import/export information ageQUESTION OFTHE DAY:What does GLOBALIZATION mean? outsourcing, free trade agreements Interdependence Americanization
    5. 5. sounds likeexamplesdefinition1. Write down wordsthat go with theconcept2. Think of examples3. Create yourdefinition4. You have 2 minutes.
    6. 6.  NationalGeographic Definition:
    7. 7. How have people connected through trade in the past? How hasglobalization changed over time and how has it impacted people?
    8. 8.  Open the “NatGeo Globalization Article” fromSchoolTown. Click on the website link at the top of the document. Your task is to: Look at each picture AND read each caption. Read the article on globalization (below thepictures). Answer all the questions provided on the handoutpast. You have 20 minutes.
    9. 9. • Influx of outsourcing & industrialization• Shifting from primary to higher levelactivitiesEconomic• Increased air & water pollution• Technology shapes environment(infrastructure projects)Environmental• Increased cultural diffusion & convergence• Increased standards of livingSocial
    10. 10. The benefits and challenges that East & SoutheastAsia face
    11. 11. BENEFITS High rates ofindustrialization Improved standards ofliving Increased development &job opportunities Creation of tradeorganizations (ASEAN)CHALLENGES Increased diffusion causesloss of local culture Limited regulations ofenvironment, productquality, treatment ofworkers Outsourcing reducesemployment in otherplaces
    12. 12.  Where do you stand? Do you believe that globalization is good orbad? Or somewhere in between? Justify yourresponse by including facts from today’sclass. Try to write at least 1 full paragraph (4-5sentences) as your response. A long responsewould also be welcomed!

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