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Indiana in the World Home Page
(2nd edition, 2000)
Themes and Lesson Plans...
A Taste of the World | The World in Your Hometown | Exploring International Connections Through Service Learning |
Indiana From the Air | Farming Around the World | Coming to Indiana | Help Wanted | Geography in the Mall |
What's the Connection | Indiana in Motion: You Can Get There from Here | What Business Should I Open? |
The Case of the Vanishing Farmland | Global Economy: The Hometown Effect | School to World |
International Cultural Fair | Forming Diversity Clubs

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~~~ ARCHIVED THEMES AND LESSON PLANS ~~~

THEME I: The World in Your Community suggests ways of understanding the international influences that we all experience in our own communities every day.

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  • Lesson 1: A Taste of the World

  • Lesson 2: The World in Your Hometown

  • Lesson 3: Exploring International Connections Through Service Learning


THEME II: Indiana's Resources, Goods, and Services provides a look at the physical and human resources that allow Indiana to play a major role on the international scene.

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  • Lesson 1: Indiana From the Air

  • Lesson 2: Farming Around the World

  • Lesson 3: Coming to Indiana

  • Lesson 4: Help Wanted


THEME III: Interdependence deals with the movement of goods and services, skills, people, and ideas to and from Indiana.

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  • Lesson 1: Geography in the Mall

  • Lesson 2: What's the Connection
  • Lesson 3: Indiana in Motion: You Can Get There from Here
    Appendix: Finding International Connections in Your Own Backyard

THEME IV: Transitions provides a perspective on the opportunities and challenges of an international economy and encourages students to consider their future careers and develop their own potential for success.

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  • Lesson 1: What Business Should I Open?

  • Lesson 2: The Case of the Vanishing Farmland
  • Lesson 3: Global Economy: The Hometown Effect

  • Lesson 4: School to World



~~~ INDIANA STANDARDS ~~~

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~~~ INTERNATIONAL F AIRS & FESTIVALS ~~~

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~~~ DIVERSITY ISSUES ~~~

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