Import Partners: A Lesson about International Trade on Items Found at Home

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will explore the concept of international import partners. They will find trade information in resources not used previously and locate countries on a world map. Then they will create a map and a bar graph to show the results of the information collected. They will write about their findings.
Author: 
Rhonda Gonzalez
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
4-6 periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence