SOCIAL STUDIES 10-2: Living in a Globalizing World

Curriculum Connections: SOCIAL 10-2

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 10-2: Living in a Globalizing World

 

Key Issue
Key Outcome
Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Connection to Curriculum
To what extent should we embrace globalization? Students will understand, assess and respond to the complexities of globalization. Use the chart below for ideas on how to connect the Social Studies 10-2 Curriculum with content in the Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Course.
Related Issues
General Outcome
Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Connection to Curriculum
  1. Should globalization shape identity?
Students will explore the impacts of globalization on their lives. Fundamentals of Environmental Law

  • How can we connect global environmental law concepts to Canadian law?
  • Are these influenced by globalization? – Think of connections with British law
Constitutional Law

  • British constitutional law was brought here as a consequence of colonialism (early globalization). How has this shaped Canadian identity?

Complete Charter of Rights and Freedoms Lesson Plan

Climate Change

  • Climate change is both a feature, and consequence, of globalization. Explain.
  • Is further globalization a consequence of climate change?

Complete the Climate Change Litigation Lesson Plan

Related Issues
General Outcome
Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Connection to Curriculum
  1. Should people in Canada respond to the legacies of historical globalization?
Students will understand the effects of historical globalization on Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Constitutional Law

  • Are there histories of globalization evident in our constitution?
  • Does globalization play a role in arguments for/against incorporation of the environment into our Constitution?
Environmental Justice

  • The theory of environmental justice looks at how environmental benefits and burdens are disproportionately divided between people. Particularly, Indigenous people and people of colour face more environmental burdens. How is this related to globalization?
Water Law

  • How are water licences distributed differently to Indigenous peoples versus settlers? Is this a consequence of globalization?
Related Issues
General Outcome
Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Connection to Curriculum
  1. Does globalization contribute to sustainable prosperity for all people?
Students will understand economic, environmental and other impacts of globalization. Tragedy of the Commons

  • How can the tragedy of the commons theory be connected with global commons like the ocean and the atmosphere?

Complete the Tragedy of the Commons Lesson Plan

Toxins & Waste

  • Waste is one of the unintended consequences of economic prosperity. Where is the cut off? Check out example of Chemical Valley.
Climate Change

  • Climate change is a major unintended consequence of globalization. How does globalization affect climate change?
  • How has climate change created a more interconnected world that requires broad/global cooperation in order to seriously respond?

Complete the Climate Change Litigation Lesson Plan

Related Issues
General Outcome
Alberta Environmental Laws 101 Connection to Curriculum
  1. Should I, as a citizen, respond to globalization?
Students will assess their roles and responsibilities in a globalizing world. Tragedy of the Commons

  • What is my role as a global citizen to help protect our global commons?

Complete the Tragedy of the Commons Lesson Plan

Environmental Justice

  • What is my role as a global citizen to help pursue further environmental justice in Canada and around the world?
Climate Change

  • What is my role as a global citizen in the fight against climate change? Look at examples of climate litigation around the world as an example.

Complete the Climate Change Litigation Lesson Plan

Throughout each topic, we have highlighted connections to Alberta high school curriculum to assist students and teachers with connecting this resource to classroom learning.