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Ch 30: History Alive Chapter 30: Contemporary Global Issues

About This Chapter

The Contemporary Global Issues chapter of this History Alive! World Connections Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with contemporary global issues. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Contemporary Global Issues textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in History Alive's Contemporary Global Issues chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the contemporary global history topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the history topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • The consequences of global climate change and ways to alleviate it
  • Various opinions on global sustainability
  • Views and worries about the world's population
  • Global shifts in the aging population
  • Universal health problems
  • The threat that terrorism throughout the world poses to human security

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7 Lessons in Chapter 30: History Alive Chapter 30: Contemporary Global Issues
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Global Climate Change: Effects and Mitigation Strategies

1. Global Climate Change: Effects and Mitigation Strategies

In this video lesson, you will learn about the potential effects of global climate change. You will also learn how some are working to better understand climate change in order to slow the rate of temperature increase on Earth.

Differing Viewpoints on Global Sustainability

2. 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.

Global Population Issues, Concerns & Politics

3. 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.

Global Trends in an Aging Population

4. Global Trends in an Aging Population

In this lesson we look at global trends that are occurring with the elderly, as well as specific issues that affect industrialized and developing nations. Lastly, we look at how culture is affected by all of this.

Types of Global Health Issues

5. 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.

Terrorism Around the World

6. Terrorism Around the World

In this lesson, you'll explore the major terrorist threats of the modern world, including both al-Qaeda and ISIL. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Global Threat to Human Security & the Security Dilemma

7. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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