Global Economy


Goal Of The Project: Students discover how we rely on our global neighbors by collecting data about where in the world the goods we use every day are produced.

RESULTS

Where are our clothes made?

Name
Type of Clothing Item
Where It Is Made
Kara
Dressing gown
China
Amelia
riding helmet
New Zealand
Emma
Dress
China
James
T-shirt
China
Sophie
Dress
China
Tony
T-Shirt
China
Xan
Pants
Australia
Kassandra
Shirt
China
Davis
T-Shirt
China
Hector


Alec
T-Shirt
Bangladesh

Where are things at home made?


Thing
Home 1
Home 2
Fridge
Australia

Washing Machine
New Zealand

Computer
Taiwan
China
Mattress
Australia

Plates
China
China
Mug
Australia
China
Washer
Australia
Sweden
Dining Table
Indonesia
Malaysia
Toothpaste
Australia

Camera
China

Toilet seat
Australia

Face cream
Australia
Australia
Blanket
China
China
Brush
Australia


Graph of Where in the Wold Our Things are Made

World Map Illustrating Where in the World Our Things are Made


Students will:
Bring a favorite item of clothing to school.

Make a chart to show where their favorite clothing articles are produced.

At home, document information about where ten of the following things are made:
Appliances such as refrigerator, air conditioner, or washing machine
Computer
Furniture
Curtains, towels, or bed clothing
Dishes or other kitchen utensils

Use collected data to make a chart, graph, or map to illustrate the global economy in which we live.

Type Of Writing Requested:
1.chart/graph – showing where their favorite clothing articles are produced.
2.take home survey – identify country of origin of other common goods.
3.World map - showing the five areas of the world that produced the most goods worn or used by students in the class. (Attached world maps 1 & 2)
4.Written conclusion based on their supporting data