Unit 2. November/December


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Globalisation and Tourism


Textbook resource - Geog. 3.

REMEMBER when you search for Globalisation on the internet you will get different results if you use the English spelling of Globalisation or the American spelling of Globalization.


WEEK 1. - GLOBALISATION, WHAT IS IT?
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • What is Globalisation and why does it involve me?
  • Is Globalisation economic, political, environmental or cultural?
  • Why is globalisation important?















HOMEWORK.
1. Watch the two YOU TUBE videos and write down at least 5 key points about globalisation.
2. Then using the definitions used in class, your 5 key points (and the Wikipedia definition if you need any extra help) write your own definition of 'Globalization' and then use either Audacity or vozMe to generate an mp3 audio file of that definition. You can then either save it in your email, email it to me or post it on the wiki.
Your definition should be between 35 and 40 words in length.
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WEEK 2. - GLOBALISATION, GOOD OR BAD?
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • Is Globalisation a force for good or bad?
  • How global am I in my lifestyle?
  • Am I a global citizen?
Do I care about the impact of globalisation on culture?

HOMEWORK
1. Go to the visited countries website,fill in all the countries that you have visited and then click 'go' to produce a world map that shows all your travels. Print off a copy of the map and then glue it into your exercise book.
2. Answer the following questions;
  • How much more global are you than other people in your class?
  • Do you think that you are more global than an average student in Europe?
  • Why could you possibly be more global than an average young person in Pakistan? (use your knowledge of development here)
3. Once you have finished answering all of the questions play the following game.Sim Sweatshop Consider both the positive and negative impacts of Globalisation in relation to what you have learnt in the last two weeks.

RESOURCES
Read the following newspaper article to ensure you are comfortable with the main ideas of globalisation.

Gobal Eye Globalization

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WEEK 3. - INTRODUCING TOURISM pages 98-101
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • What is tourism?
  • What is a tourist?
  • What different types of tourism are there?
  • How has globalisation contributed to the growth of tourism?
  • What part has the role of transport played in this growth?

KEY WORD GLOSSARY
  • Tourist
  • Tourism
  • Holiday
  • globalisation
  • transport

HOMEWORK
Use a mind mapping programme such as mind42.com or draw your own mind map in your textbook.Remember if you are drawing it you will need to use a full page, and lots of coloured pens!
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You will produce a mindmap that shows all of the factors that have had an influence on global tourism. You also need to think about whether each of the factors have caused the amount of tourism to increase or decrease. Below are some links that should help you.


WEEK 4. - GLOBAL TOURISM
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • Why is tourism an increasingly global business?
  • What do tourism statistics show us?
  • Why are the most popular destinations not the same as the countries making the most money from tourism?
  • What are the differences between LEDCs and MEDCs in terms of tourism?

HOMEWORK
Complete the diamond ranking exercise, you will need to click on the cross in the top left hand corner and then move the box to the position that you think it should be, most important at the top and least important at the bottom. Print it out and stick in your exercise book.

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WEEK 5. - SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • What is sustainable tourism?
  • What is eco tourism?

HOMEWORK
There are so many places in the world that I want to go on holiday to. As a geographer the Grand Canyon is just one of them. Watch this powerpoint and then design a 4 slide powerpoint telling me all about a particular place that you want to go to. I do not want one slide with just the title on it and then a final slide with just your name, that is is waste of both our time. 4 slides, informative and geographical, thats it!
external image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png The Grand Canyon.ppt

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WEEK 6. - CARTOON TOURISM
Key concepts and Learning objectives.
  • How do films encourage tourism?
  • Would you want to go to a country just because you have seen a film about it?
  • Do you think the image presented by the films is positive?

RESOURCES
Read the BBC article about tourism in Madagascar

HOMEWORK
Design 9 iphone or ipod touch applications that would be useful to you as a tourist.
Let your imagination go wild, you can draw them or get pictures from the internet to add to the following template, but remember you do need to add an explaination of what each of your iphone apps. do, otherwise no-one will know!
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