From Around the Corner to Around the World: How Technology Helps in the Spread of a Product

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will examine the spread of one product (Coca-Cola) as aided by advances in technology. Students will mark on their maps their estimates of the spread of a product and then mark their maps again after receiving and discussing information. Students will culminate the lesson by writing a summary paragraph.
Author: 
Kathy Tyler Stelten
Grade Range: 
7-8
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past