In your study of working conditions, particularly in LEDCs, you have identified many problems facing the workers. Your job is to identify a problem and propose an action or awareness project.
Describe the problem
Relate the problem to the AoI, Community and Service
Create a design brief: In the design brief, you explain what you are going to do to solve the problem. In the specification, one should write the essential and desirable characteristics they want their end product to have.
Design the project. It should be something you could accomplish. Your project design can be a storyboard, a sketch, or a label diagram.
1 paragraph explaining why you chose this project design.
What is Florida’s view of globalization? How does it differ from Friedman’s?
What would Florida have to say about the shortcomings of the KOF Index?
Explain the following statement: “The world today looks flat to some because the economic and social distances between peaks worldwide have gotten smaller.” What does this mean for people living in “valley” areas?
What would Florida say to someone believing new technologies and transport can level the “spikes”?
What is your opinion of Florida’s argument? Give specific examples.
1) Choose one of the following products (MacBook, iPhone, a specific sneaker model) and create an annotated map showing where the material used in the product is from, where the parts were made and where it was assembled. Annotations must be 10-15 words, explaining WHAT the part is and HOW it is produced. Minimum of 12 annotations should be included and all annotations should be cited.
ComicLife can be used or you can hand write the annotations.
This week we will begin a new unit on Agricultural systems.
1. In groups of 2: Create a mind map for each of the following in relation to agricultural process:
–Human and economic factors
2: In the same groups, watch the following two videos on subsistence farming in Have, Ghana, and a large scale dairy farm in Watertown, Wisconsin. For each one, list the inputs necessary for the proper functioning of the farms.
3: Create a Venn Diagram including all the answers you have found in question 2, depicting the similarities and differences between subsistance and commercial agriculture.