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Ch 45: World Conflicts & Geography

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This chapter on world geography and conflicts can help teach middle school students about the causes of conflict throughout the world. The short quizzes offered in this chapter can help your students gauge their understanding of this subject.

World Conflicts & Geography - Chapter Summary

Your middle school students can use these short and engaging videos to improve their understanding of world conflicts and geography. Use these lessons to further their understanding about the different types of conflict and some of their geographical locations, the origins of refugees, methods of conflict resolution, and why conflict happens.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

LessonObjective
Cultural Conflicts Worldwide With this lesson, students will be able to learn about different forms of conflict throughout the world.
Historical Conflict Around the World: Types & LocationsInstructors will present various instances of conflict throughout world history.
Global Economic Conflict: Types & LocationsThe global economic conflict will be detailed to students in this lesson.
Refugee Origins and DestinationsStudents will identify where refugees come from and why certain countries take refugees.
Conflict Resolution Styles Students will learn and recognize the different types of conflict resolution styles.
Role of Point-of-View in Territorial & Resource Conflicts Videos illustrate how point of view plays a part in territorial and resource conflicts.
Reasons for Conflict & Cooperation Between Locations & Cultures Our expert instructors demonstrate to students the motives for conflict and cooperation.

7 Lessons in Chapter 45: World Conflicts & Geography
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Cultural Conflict Worldwide: Types & Locations

1. Cultural Conflict Worldwide: Types & Locations

Think that people who wear wedges of cheese on their heads to football games look crazy? Or could you not imagine watching a game any other way? If you have an opinion on that, then chances are you can understand cultural conflicts, too.

Historical Conflict Around the World: Types & Locations

2. Historical Conflict Around the World: Types & Locations

Ever held a grudge? Wanted revenge? Maybe you have, maybe you haven't, but did you know that countries do the same thing? This lesson shows how past wrongs can be big sources of conflict for countries.

Global Economic Conflict: Types & Locations

3. Global Economic Conflict: Types & Locations

Ever heard the phrase, 'Money makes the world go round?' Well, there's another adage, which goes something like this: 'More money, more problems.' In this lesson, we'll examine how money and economics are central to conflict around the globe.

Refugee Origins and Destinations

4. Refugee Origins and Destinations

If you've watched the news, chances are you've seen refugees fleeing trouble. But what exactly is a refugee? Why do they leave? And why do some countries accept them? This lesson seeks to answer those questions.

Conflict Resolution Styles

5. Conflict Resolution Styles

Countries disagree with each other very frequently, but yet there are only a few wars for each of those disagreements. How do countries avoid resorting to force? This lesson explains the options open to countries to resolve conflicts.

Role of Point-of-View in Territorial & Resource Conflicts

6. Role of Point-of-View in Territorial & Resource Conflicts

Countries have fought over territory, religion, and resources for centuries, often with different points-of-view motivating them. In this lesson, you'll see examples of how different leaders put forth their own point-of-view in conflicts and the consequences their countries incurred as a result.

Reasons for Conflict & Cooperation Between Locations & Cultures

7. Reasons for Conflict & Cooperation Between Locations & Cultures

Sometimes you fight with your siblings, and sometimes you get along with them. Similarly, countries can choose to engage in conflict or cooperation over a range of political and economic issues, from fighting over resources to sharing military support.

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