How have people connected through trade in the past? How hasglobalization changed over time and how has it impacted people?
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.
• 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
The benefits and challenges that East & SoutheastAsia face
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
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!