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G07: I&S - In the Driver's Seat: Home

Consumption and the Global Economy

Statement of Inquiry

Driver's seatStatement of Inquiry

World wide consumption and production is a driving force of global economy 

Questions

Factual

  • What is the difference between wants and needs? Why do we consume more than we need?

Conceptual

  • How does what we consume connect us to global society?

Debatable

  • Are equality and sustainability possible? (original)
  • Do all global economies equally benefit from globalization and trade?

Global Context: 

  • Human Capability & Development  

Key Concept:

  • Global Interactions

Related Concepts:

  • Sustainability  
  • Globalization  
  • Consumption  
  • Equity  

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Nadine Bailey

ONLINE RESOURCES & DATABASES MIDDLE SCHOOL

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