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- Look at some of the major health issues and pandemics around the globe.
- Explore world environmental issues.
- Discuss the development of treaties that protect the environment.
- Understand the opposing viewpoints on world sustainability.
- Learn about the importance of energy conservation and efficiency.
- Understand global politics and population concerns.
- Discover how the size of a population affects natural resource consumption.
- Explain the correlation between poverty, population growth and carrying capacity.
- Understand the need for migration management and border security.
- Expand your knowledge of human trafficking and slavery.
- Examine terrorism, violent crimes and other threats to human security.
- Discuss the Genocide Convention and the proliferation of weapons around the globe.
1. Types of Global Health Issues
The following lesson will define what a global health issue is and discuss the cause for their spreading, as well as provide examples of major global health issues. A short quiz will follow the lesson.
2. Global Environmental Issues: Types & Treaties
The following lesson defines and then discusses examples of global environmental issues, such as global climate change and pollution. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
3. Differing Viewpoints on Global Sustainability
The following lesson will define the issue of the Earth's limited capacity to support a growing global population and the differing viewpoints as to how it can be solved. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check for your understanding.
4. The Politics of Energy Resources: Conservation, Efficiency, & Renewable Energy
The following lesson addresses the global dependence on non-renewable sources of energy and the politics behind trying to move towards renewable sources. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
5. Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics
The following lesson will cover the issue of global population trends and the resulting concerns. We'll explore concepts like carrying capacity, how developed and developing countries differ, and how some cultures and governments affect this issue.
6. Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability
Worldwide poverty is a large issue. In this lesson, we will explore how poverty influences population growth rates and how these things relate to carrying capacity and global sustainability.
7. Population Size: Impacts on Resource Consumption
What are the things you need to survive? Humans all need resources, and in this lesson, we will discuss how the growth of the human population is influencing the natural resources we rely on.
8. Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum
The following lesson will discuss the political issues of migration and its causes, including border security and political asylum. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
9. Global Human Trafficking and Slavery Issues
The following lesson addresses the combination of forced labor and global migration, which has led to the modern issues of human trafficking and slavery. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
10. The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma
The following lesson describes the steps nations take to secure their borders, as well as threats to national security that come in the form of terrorism and violent crime. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
11. Crimes of War & the Genocide Convention
The following lesson will cover how crimes of war and genocide are identified, as well as the steps taken to prevent them from reoccurring. A short quiz will follow to check your understanding.
12. Weapons Proliferation: Concerns & Actions
The following lesson will cover the increase in weapons production worldwide, as well as the concerns and actions the global community has in response. A short quiz will follow the lesson.
13. The Bosnian Genocide: Summary, Facts & Statistics
A combination of political turmoil and ethnic tension between Serbs and Bosnian Muslims in the 1990s led to war and the worst genocide in Europe since the Holocaust. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the tragedy of the Bosnian genocide.
14. The Cambodian Genocide: Summary, Facts & Statistics
In this lesson, you will learn about the devastating Cambodian Genocide. You'll learn about the lead up and motivation, whether or not this event can be classified as genocide, and how it's being handled by international law.
15. The Kurdish Genocide in Iraq (Al-Anfal Campaign)
Though the Kurdish genocide called the al-Anfal campaign officially occurred in 1988, it was actually the culmination of decades of oppression at the hands of a brutal regime in Iraq. Read this lesson to learn about the causes and effects of this genocide.
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