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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
|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 & Locations||Instructors will present various instances of conflict throughout world history.|
|Global Economic Conflict: Types & Locations||The global economic conflict will be detailed to students in this lesson.|
|Refugee Origins and Destinations||Students 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.|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the Geography: Middle School course
- Introduction to Geography
- Tools Used in Geography
- Earth's Spheres and Internal Structure
- Plate Tectonics
- Minerals and Rocks
- Weathering and Erosion
- Rock Deformation and Mountain Building
- Ground Water
- Running Bodies of Water
- The Earth-Sun Relationship
- Solar Radiation & Energy
- Global Temperature Patterns & The Atmosphere
- Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
- Atmospheric, Weather & Wind Patterns
- Atmospheric Moisture, Precipitation & Clouds
- Weather Events
- Geomorphology of Arid Regions
- Oceans & Coasts
- Geologic Time
- The Origin and Dispersal of Humans and Culture
- The Impact of Geography on Language & Culture
- The Environment & Human Populations
- The Domestication of Plants & Animals
- The Global Distribution & Characteristics of Soil
- Geography of Land Resources
- Human Movement & Spatial Processes
- Types of Human Settlements
- Ethnicity & Geography
- Modern Economic Systems
- The Economy & Geography
- Political Geography
- Impact of Humans on the Environment
- Renewable Resources
- Nonrenewable Resources
- Environmental Sustainability
- Food and Agriculture
- Solid and Hazardous Waste
- Environmental Risk Analysis
- Ethical and Political Processes of the Environment
- Understanding Geography Using Maps
- The Impact of Religion on Geography
- Early Human Civilizations
- Geography of North America
- Geography of the U.S.
- Geography of Canada
- Geography of the Caribbean & Central & South America
- Geography of Europe
- Geography of Africa & the Middle East
- Geography of South Asia
- Geography of China, Japan & the Koreas
- Geography of Russia & Central Asia
- Geography of Australia & the Pacific Islands