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Standard 5
Students will understand the interaction of peoples in the global integration of the 20th century.
Objective 4
Evaluate the impact of terrorism on the world’s political, economic, and social systems.

  • AskAsia
    The Asia Society sponsors this colorful site, a collection of teacher and student materials about Asia. It includes lesson plans, readings, maps, pictures, timelines, and links about more than a dozen Asian countries.
  • National Geographic Education
    National Geographic Education brings geography, social studies and science to life. Using real-world examples and National Geographic's rich media, educators, families, and students learn about the world and the people in it.
  • Peace Corps: World Wise Schools
    This site by the Peace Corps emphasizes world awareness, volunteership, culture and geography. Resources include lesson plans, contact links, maps, letters, folktales, and volunteer stories.
  • Today's News Headlines
    Links to nearly 800 newspaper front pages in 78+ countries. Look at what the top stories are for different parts of the world or nation and how new is presented differently in different regions or by different papers.

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