What Is Globalization?

This link about globalization is perfect for both 5th grade teachers and students who wish to know more about the topic. Through its easy to follow format, the website perfectly lays out numerous means of attaining the information through a short video, essay and even an interactive quiz. In both the video and essay, this source defines what globalization is, as well as explains its effects on individuals, corporations, and government, three important components in understanding globalization. In addition, this site gives many examples from the 20th century, providing more recent cases of globalization to help make more meaningful connections for students. Globalization is a key social studies term in understanding why trade is valued across the globe, and this website allows both teachers and students to get the basic information they need to succeed together!

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