The Trading Game

http://education.nationalgeographic.org/activity/the-trading-game/

This is an interactive lesson and game for students to learn how trading is used and can be adjusted to have good from the past was used when expanding though out the world. They are given parts of the trading process and with changing situations, they have to work with what is available to trade and be successful. After multiple rounds, they have to reflect on the hardships that society in the past or today had to go through to survive and thrive.  This is a great lesson to have student lead activity because the game can be played run by students, after set to work the teacher is free to watch the students work with groups or on their own.

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